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"The Bay View Tragedy: Remembering Champions in the Fight for the 8-Hour Day

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Published on Apr 19, 2020

This 25-minute video, entitled "The Bay View Tragedy: Remembering Champions in the Fight for the
8-Hour Day," was premiered on May 1 (May Day 2020) in an online program. It was presented in lieu of our annual event held each year at the historical marker site that was cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis.

The video, complete with illustrations and music, outlines the Tragedy of May 5, 1886, Wisconsin's most historic labor event, with comments by these historians and unionists:
• John Gurda, historian and author of "The Making of Milwaukee"
• Harvey Kaye, professor of Democracy and Justice, UW-Green Bay
• Elizabeth Jozwiak, assoc. prof. of History, UW-Whitewater at Rock County
• Jon Shelton, assoc. prof. of Democracy and Justice, UW-Green Bay
• Candice Owley, retired president of the Wisconsin Federation of Nurses & Health Professionals, AFT

For more information, go to: https://www.wisconsinlaborhistory.org...

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    • Lizzy (Outro)
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    • Rxtarr
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    • Audiam (Label); Audiam (Publishing)
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    • Larry Penn, Darryl Holter
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    • Stickin' with the Union: Songs from Wisconsin Labor History
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    • The Orchard Music (on behalf of Collector Records / Smithsonian Folkways Recordings)

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