Untold Stories: 1917 – A Look Back

May 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Rice Street Library
1011 Rice St
St Paul, MN 55117
Alayne Hopkins 651-222-3242 Email

Untold Stories Labor History Series: A World in Turmoil­: 1917-2017


women support the 1917 strike1917 – A Look Back

Go back in time to 1917 for a look at politics and labor, from the nonpartisan league to the Twin Cities Streetcar Strike, to women’s suffrage. Panelists include Augsburg College History Department Chair Michael Lansing, author of Insurgent Democracy: The Nonpartisan League in North American Politics; local historian and former engineer Dave Riehle; and Dr. Jill Zahniser, co-author of Alice Paul: Claiming Power.


About Untold Stories

In celebration of labor history month each May, the Untold Stories series presents programs and talks on both local and national labor history topics. Past programs in the series have featured historian Robin D.G. Kelley, singer Larry Long, author Cheri Register, and walking tours by local historian Dave Riehle. The series received the 2003 John Sessions Memorial Award from the American Library Association for service to the labor community. 

Learn more about the series >>