June 11, 2021

"Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927" virtual book talk with author Jeffrey B. Perry, Saturday, October 16th at 2PM

Haledon, New Jersey - On Saturday, October 16th, 2021 at 2PM and in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month, the American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark cordially invites the general public to a virtual book talk with Jeffrey B. Perry, author of Hubert Harrison:  The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927 (Columbia University, 2021).  

In this second volume of his acclaimed biography, Jeff Perry details Harrison's efforts against white supremacy and for racial consciousness and unity in struggles for equality and radical social change.  Harrison's work as a prolific writer, editor and educator is also considered.

Jeffrey B. Perry, Ph.D., is an independent working-class scholar and archivist.  He is the author of Hubert Harrison:  The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1917 (Columbia University, 2008). 

This virtual program will be hosted by the Museum via ZOOM.  Individuals interested in joining the free program are asked to call the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com to request the ZOOM link.

The American Labor Museum is headquartered in the historic Botto House National Landmark, located at 83 Norwood Street, Haledon, New Jersey.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silkl mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, Museum Store, Old World Gardens, educational programs, and special events.  The Museum's hours of operation are Monday through Friday 9AM-5PM.  Tours are offered Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4PM or by appointment.  Virtual tours are offered via ZOOM by appointment.  For further information, please visit the Museum' website www.labormuseum.net., call ((73) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@gmail.com.