February 01, 2021

"Hubert Harrison: The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927" with author Jeffrey B. Perry at the American Labor Museum on October 16th, 2021 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 book talk with Jeffrey B. Perry, author of Hubert Harrison:  The Struggle for Equality, 1918-1927 (Columbia University, 2021).  Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase.

In this second volume of his acclaimed biography, Jeff Perry details Harrison's efforts against white supremacy and for racial consciousness and unity is 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). 

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.