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Empire Firehouse

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635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
(408) 287-2290 www.historysanjose.org

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January 2018

Talk & Book Signing with Photojournalist & Activist David Bacon

January 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Empire Firehouse, 635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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Purchase tickets General $8, HSJ Members $5 David Bacon is a photojournalist, author, political activist, and union organizer who has focused on labor issues, particularly those related to immigrant labor. His images are featured in our current exhibition in the Arbuckle Gallery at History Park, In the Fields of the North/En los campos del norte. Come here him talk about his experiences documenting migrant farm workers, and his 30 years as an activist. Mr. Bacon will be signing copies of the…

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February 2018

In the Fields of the North: Talk by Dr. Francisco Jiménez

February 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Empire Firehouse, 635 Phelan Avenue
San Jose, CA 95112 United States
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Tickets: $5 HSJ Members / $8 General Public Purchase tickets Author and educator Francisco Jiménez emigrated from Mexico and worked alongside his parents in the fields of California. He is currently Professor Emeritus in the Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures at Santa Clara University. His books have been published in five languages and his four-book series has been included in the American Library Association Booklist's 50 Best Young Adult Books of All Time. Join us to hear the incredible…

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