Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition



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Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibition



Mar 24, 2012 - May 5, 2012


Point Pleasant River Museum
28 Main Street
Point Pleasant, WEST VIRGINIA 25550
MASON County

Contact phone: 304-674-0144
Web site: http://www.pprivermuseum.com/
Contact e-mail: museum@pprivermuseum.com
Latitude: 38.8393979
Longitude: -82.1401407

The Smithsonian Institute and the National Archives are launching a new traveling exhibition exploring America's labor history. Spanning the years 1857-1987, the exhibition's 86 black-and-white and color photographs document, in rich visual detail, American workplaces, work clothing, working conditions, and workplace conflicts. They also reflect a workforce shaped by immigration and ethnicity, slavery and racial segregation, wage labor and technology, gender roles and class, as well as by the American ideals of freedom and equality.

The Point Pleasant River Museum is hosting the traveling exhibit, along with exhibits about the many ways the people of Mason County earned a living and contributed to the growth of our country. Admission to the exhibits are the normal museum admission fee of $5.00 for adults and $2.00 for children. Hours of the exhibition will be the normal museum hours.


Amenities:

  • Family Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Gift Shop
  • Group Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Meeting Facilities
  • Restroom Facilities