Margaret Sullivan to present about 1919 Boston Police Strike at James Green Memorial Lecture on Saturday, October 20

Abandoned His Duty Sept. 9, 1919Join the Labor Resource Center and History Department Master’s Program at UMass Boston and the Massachusetts AFL-CIO at Democracy Brewing on Saturday, October 20 for the second annual James Green Memorial Lecture and People’s History Walking Tour of Boston.

The event will begin at 9:30 a.m. with a talk by Boston Police Department Records Manager and Archivist Margaret R. Sullivan. She will present “The 1919 Boston Police Strike Project: Researching the Men Behind the Strike.” Attendees will then embark on a 3-mile guided tour through downtown Boston before returning for food and drinks at Democracy Brewing.

Seats fill up quickly, so register now to reserve your spot!


Visit the 1919 Boston Police Strike Project blog to listen to an audio interview with Dr. James Green, or read about last year’s event from the perspective of two public history graduate student tour leaders. Unable to make it? Check out Dr. Cristina V. Groeger’s People’s History Walking Tour of Boston website, hosted by the Labor Resource Center at UMass Boston.

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