Commemorate Workers On 100th Anniversary of the
San Francisco Earthquake


1906 EARTHQUAKE CENTENNIAL SYMPOSIUM

RISING FROM THE ASHES:
THE ROLE OF LABOR IN REBUILDING THE BAY AREA AFTER THE 1906 EARTHQUAKE

APRIL 20, 2006
ROOM 301
SFSU DOWNTOWN CENTER (425 MARKET STREET)

5.30-6.30: RECEPTION
6.30-9.30: PROGRAM

PROGRAM INCLUDES:

Bill Issel (Professor, SFSU History Dept)
"San Francisco Labor in the early 1900s: a slide show"
Bob Mattacola (Carpenters Local 22)
"Readings from the Diary of George W. Farris member of Local 22 in 1906"
Dr Lee Davis (Director, SFSU California Studies)
"Organized Labor and the Building of the 1906 Earthquake Cottages"
Richard Schwartz (retrofitting contractor and author)
"Chimneys, Freebies & Four-Footed Friends: Labor in the Immediate Aftermath of the 1906 earthquake"
Aaron Cramer (SFSU Labor Studies student)
"Organized Labor and the Rebuilding of the City in 1906"
Maria Brooks (Filmmaker)
Video preview "Rebuilding San Francisco"  

For more information and updates on the program go to
www. rebuildingsanfrancisco.org or call SFSU Labor Studies at 415-338-2885