LaborFest IBEW Tour Benefits CSA

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

LaborFest IBEW Tour Benefits CSA(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

The IBEW Museum Tour this Wednesday at 5:30p offers a very special guided tour of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) museum. The IBEW museum – open only by appointment – presents an interactive history of the IBEW from its founding until today, tracing the fascinating development of the electrical industry over the last century through displays of equipment used by members going back to the 1890’s, including a collection of lightbulbs spanning more than a century. The LaborFest event benefits the Metro Council’s Community Services Agency’s Emergency Assistance Fund ($15/person; $25/couple; payment collected at door; cash or check is fine), the tour will be led by IBEW Museum Curator Curtis Bateman. Click here to RSVP.
Coming Up: Free Tour of Ben Shahn WPA Murals (Thursday at 12 noon)
The VOA’s Independence Avenue lobby features historic murals from the New Deal era, chiefly artist Ben Shahn’s “The Meaning of Social Security.” Free but click here to RSVP 
VOA, 330 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 
- photo courtesy IBEW  


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