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Mon, Sep 05



Mother Jones at Labor Day Celebration Pullman National Park

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Mother Jones at Labor Day Celebration Pullman National Park
Mother Jones at Labor Day Celebration Pullman National Park

Time & Location

Sep 05, 2022, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Chicago, E 11th St, Chicago, IL 60605, USA

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Open 9AM - 5PM "Our new visitor center is open daily, and thousands of visitors have  explored Pullman National Monument and State Historic Site since the  grand opening last year. Labor Day will always be a special day of  celebration at Pullman as we commemorate the historic events that  connect Pullman to the American labor rights movement," said National  Park Service Superintendent Teri Gage.

Multipurpose Classroom

12 PM - 4PM Make a craft to take home! For kids and the young at heart.

 "Azania Drum Corp represents leadership, dedication, and a willingness to learn and work as a team through West African music".Image Courtesy of Azania Drum South Slab Performance Tent

12PM Opening remarks.   1PM Bucky Halker on guitar and Don Stiernberg on mandolin will perform traditional labor songs.   2PM Jose Valdes’ Band, known regionally for their Latin Jazz, Salsa, Mambo and Caribbean fusion. 3PM Azania Drum, youth performers connecting with traditional West African sounds. 3:30 PM “Mother Jones” makes an appearance to close the event with a “labor” speech.

Partners Tent

Park partners will have tables with information and activities to enjoy. Here are the currently confirmed tabling partners:

  • National Park Service
  • Hisotic Pullman Foundation
  • Pullman House Project
  • Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Pullman State Historic Site
  • Illinois Labor History Society
  • Debs Foundation
  • Mother Jones Heritage Project

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