Centennial Committee Meeting 4/5

The Bread & Roses Centennial Committee monthly meeting will be Tuesday April 5th from 6-8pm at the Lawrence Heritage State Park. Our meetings our open to one and all. Please feel free to bring your friends and family. Our agenda will be as follows: 1. Centennial Overview, Introductions, Updates 2. Brainstorming and Theme-Building 3. Breakout into subcommittees (event planning, fundraising, marketing/promotions) Please email ethan@lawrencehistory.org with any questions Hope to see you there!

NEW EVENT!!! A Besere Velt Centennial Performance

Remember the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

January 15th Community Meeting a SUCCESS!!!

LHC Receives MASS Humanities Grant

The Lawrence History Center has received a grant of $10,000 to plan the permanent strike exhibit from MASS Humanities, the state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities! For more information about MASS Humanities please visit MASS Humanities MH_logo_with_tag-cmyk_0.jpg

Lawrence History Center Academic Symposium April 2012

The Lawrence History Center hosted an academic symposium on the Bread & Roses Strike of 1912, April 27-28, 2012 in Lawrence, MA.

The symposium featured a concert on Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Everett Mill (15 Union St.) on the 6th floor in the exhibit space.

On Saturday, April 28, 2012, we held a full day of panel presentations, music, artwork, and walking tours.

Bread & Roses Centennial Committee

The 100th Anniversary of the Great Lawrence Strike of 1912, popularly referred to as the Bread & Roses Strike, began in January 2012. For many years individuals and organizations met to prepare to celebrate this historically significant event. To coordinate events, marketing, and outreach these groups came together to form the Bread & Roses Centennial Committee.

Bread & Roses Centennial Committee Steering Committee Members:

Robert Forrant, PhD, Chair
Professor of History, University of Massachusetts Lowell

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