October events in Mt. Olive and Springfield, Illinois

October events in Mt. Olive and Springfield, Illinois

Mark your calendars and join us!  More details to follow

October 6-7–Springfield, IL  Illinois History Conference

We will be at the Illinois History Conference Session on October 7 conference16

October 9 12-4 Mother Jones Museum Open House — Mt. Olive, Illinois

October 9 –– 12 pm Mother Jones Memorial Ceremony — music, poetry, performance; Union Miners Cemetery, Mt. Olive, Illinois

October 9 evening Mother Jones Foundation Annual Dinner

Speaker: Kari Lyderson “Fueling Radical Change: The new face of energy, the environment, labor and struggle … in the Illinois Coalfields and Beyond”

Music: Folk musicians Tom Irwin and Theresa O’Hara

5:00 p.m. Social Hour 6:00 p.m. Dinner 7:00 p.m. Program

Erin’s Pavilion

Southwind Park

4965 South Second Street, Springfield, II.

$35.00 tickets  call Al Pieper 217-5522-4688 or Terry Reed at 217-789-6495

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I am the director of the Mother Jones Heritage Project. I teach labor history at Northern Illinois University and am completing a book, Labor Rights and Freedom Struggles in the Illinois Coal Fields.

1 Comment

  1. Saul Schniderman 2 years ago

    Much praise goes to those hearty activists carrying the torch of history in the name of Mother Jones. Our bond of heritage with her shall never be broken.

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