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    Historic image of Courtroom 3 in the Lackawanna County Courthouse during the 1902 Anthracite Labor Strike courtesy of the Lackawanna Historical Society.

    Register for the Sept. 8 event on the 1902 Anthracite Strike/Scranton's Economy

    Historic image of Courtroom 3 in the Lackawanna County Courthouse during the 1902 Anthracite Labor Strike courtesy of the Lackawanna Historical Society.
    September 7, 2022
    The University and community partners are hosting a lecture and discussion Sept. 8, “The 1902 Anthracite Strike: Causes and Consequences, A 120th Anniversary Evaluation,” with Dr. Bob Wolensky and respondents Dr. Melissa Meade and Scranton Mayor Paige Cognetti.

    We will consider the impact of the 1902 anthracite strike and its impact and legacy for Scranton’s economic present and future. The event is part of the ongoing “Scranton’s Story, Our Nation’s Story” National Endowment for the Humanities-funded project and the fall 2022 theme, From the Industrial Revolution to Act 47 and Beyond.

    The event will take place Thursday, Sept. 8 at 5:30 p.m. in the Lackawanna County Courthouse, Room 3.

    To register for the event, visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/1902Strike

    For more information on the Scranton's Story project visit: www.scranton.edu/scrantonstory

    Additional events in this theme include:

    Now through Sept. 30, 2022, "Time and Lace: A History of the Scranton Lace Company," Hope Horn Gallery Exhibit, Hyland Hall, The University of Scranton.

    Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022, “A Shop on Every Corner: Memories of the Garment Industry Film Screening & Discussion,” with historian Dr. Ken Wolensky and filmmaker Maureen McGuigan, 7 - 8:30 p.m., Ritz Theater & Performing Arts Center, Scranton, PA.

    Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022, “Weaving the Past into the Future: Scranton Lace Tour,” 1:30 p.m. check-in, event 2 - 3 p.m., Lace works Village, 1315 Meylert Ave., Scranton, PA, in collaboration with the Center for the Living City.

    For a list of all fall events visit: https://www.scranton.edu/scrantonstory/events.html
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