126th Anniversary Commemoration
Bay View Tragedy
3 p.m., Sunday, May 6, 2012
Bay View Rolling Mills Historical Marker Site
S. Superior St. and East Russell Ave., Milwaukee
Stephanie Bloomingdale, Secretary-Treasurer, Wisconsin State AFL-CIO
Larry Penn, Folksinger
Re-enactment of 1886 incident
Milwaukee Public Theatre and Milwaukee Puppet and Mask Theatre
Open Discussion 4 p.m. Club Garibaldi
Featuring John Gurda, Milwaukee Historian, moderator
GREAT PHOTO / VIDEO OPPORTUNITIES
Huge Puppets will help reenact the 1886 event, accompanied by some 20 volunteer actors, with signs and costumes of the 1886 era. More than 400 persons attended last year’s event.
See Press Release. Click here.
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Labor History Society, an affiliate of the Wisconsin Historical Society.
The event is funded in part by a grant from the Wisconsin Humanities Council, with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views expressed in this project do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment of the Humanities.