|January 12, 2012|
|10:00 am||to||1:00 pm|
Join the Lawrence History Center on January 12 for the ribbon cutting and commemoration event for the “Short Pay! All Out!” exhibit highlighting the Bread and Roses strike of 1912. This event marks the centennial celebration of the strike and is free and open to the public. The celebration begins at 10 a.m., however just prior to the event, a re-enactment will be held highlighting the events leading up to the strike on January 12, 1912 at the Everett Mill beginning at 9 a.m.
The exhibit will showcase powerful quotes and imagery from the strike in order to depict the emotion while engaging visitors in the interactive exhibit. The Lawrence History Center will provide objects, documents, video and various sound effects, recreating the sounds of the machinery and crowds on strike to teach visitors about the strike in a fun and interesting manner. “Short Pay! All Out!” will take place on the 6th floor at the Everett Mill located at 15 Union St, Lawrence. The event is sponsored by The Lawrence History Center, the Bread & Roses Heritage Committee, the City of Lawrence, the Lawrence Historical Commission and the Strikers’ Monument Committee.
Pre-registration to this event is not required and those looking to learn more are urged to contact the Lawrence History Center at (978)686-9230 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. For a full list of upcoming events that are a part of the exhibit’s schedule, please read their “Short Pay! All Out” online information.