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Labor Museum Making Union T-shirt Quilt

 

HALEDON, NJ - The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark invites members of the general public to donate union t-shirts to the Museum.  The tees will be cut into quilt patches and pieced together to make an original quilt that will be created for the Museum by a contemporary quilter.  Tees may be mailed to or dropped off at the Museum.

The Union T-shirt Quilt will be completed and unveiled in 2013 as part of the centennial commemoration of the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike. 

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The mission of the Museum is to educate the public about the history and contemporary issues of workers, the Labor Movement, and workplaces with special attention to the ethnicity of workers. 

The American Labor Museum is headquartered in the historic the Botto House National Landmark, located at 83 Norwood Street , Haledon , New Jersey .  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk 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.  For further information, please visit the Museum’s websitewww.labormuseum.net or contact the Museum at (973) 595-7953 or email labormuseum@aol.com.

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