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Workers’ History of Spadina

June 11 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Hear colourful stories of working-class life in and around Spadina Avenue during the 20th century. Learn about the development of the garment district and its surrounding Jewish neighbourhoods, the rise of workers’ organizations, the parades and street-based protests, the rough and raunchy entertainment scene of the area, and its transition to a vibrant Chinese community.

Start Point: Spadina Avenue and College Street (southeast corner)
End Point: Spadina Avenue and Queen Street
Cost: $20 for general public, $14 for members; registration required

 

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Details

Date:
June 11
Time:
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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Website:
http://heritagetoronto.org

Organizer

Heritage Toronto
Phone:
416-338-0684
Email:
email@heritagetoronto.org
Website:
heritagetoronto.org

Venue

Spadina Avenue and College Street
Spadina Avenue at College Street
Toronto, ON Canada
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