April 29, 2020

Add Your Photo & Story to the American Labor Museum's "Essential Workers" virtual exhibit

Haledon, NJ --  The American Labor Museum cordially invites individuals who are Essential Workers to submit their digital image, name, occupation and brief story.  The Museum will be creating a virtual exhibit featuring you.  Submissions may be posted on the American Labor Museum's Facebook page or emailed to labormuseum@gmail.com.

Millions of men and women worldwide are part of the essential workforce on the frontlines of Covid19.  We thank you for your service and sacrifice during this difficult time.  You are our heroes.  Together, we are living through an historic event that people will be studying a century from now.  We want to share your story.

The mission of the American Labor Museum is to educate the public about the history and contemporary issues of workers, workplaces and the labor movement with special attention to the ethnicity of workers.  The Museum is headquartered in the historic Botto House National Landmark, which is located at 83 Norwood St., Haledon, NJ  07508.  The home was the meeting place for over 20,000 mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers permanent and changing exhibits, restored period rooms, Old World Gardens, museum store, educational programs, special events, and a free lending library.  For further information about the Museum and/or the Essential Workers virtual exhibit project, please call the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.