First Centennial Bread & Roses Event Tomorrow 1/12/12

Lawrence is a city steeped in history and culture 2012 marks the 100th year of the Bread and Roses strike. Almost one hundred years ago, Lawrence, Massachusetts textile workers launched an explosive eight-week strike that popularized the slogan “Bread and Roses” – dignity and improved conditions as well as higher wages. Their victory made it clear that semi-skilled workers – many of them recent immigrants and nearly half of them…Read full post »