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(OLLI AT UVM PRESENTS) Heritage Winooski Mill Museum: Child Labor Then and Now with Miriam Block

Sep 30, 2021
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Heritage Winooski Mill Museum, 20 Winooski Falls

Join us at the Heritage Winooski Mill Museum and focus on Lewis Hine photos of children working at the textile mills in Winooski and other parts of Vermont in 1909. Learn about the dangers of child labor in mills and how the National Child Labor Committee campaigned to make working environments safer. Examine how child labor is still a global issue today. Provide own transportation to the Heritage Winooski Mill Museum, main entrance facing 20 Winooski Falls Way. For wheelchair accessible entry, please call ahead, (802) 453-5830, to make arrangements.

Price: Yes registration. Member: $15 Non-Member: $25

For more information, contact Lora Phillips at 802-656-5817 or uvmolli@uvm.edu.

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