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Event Reminder – Fourth Thursday in History Series

by on February 25, 2014

tyomiesThis month, as part of its Fourth Thursday in History Series, the Keweenaw National Historical Park will feature a talk by  local artist, Daniel Schnieder. The event will take place at 7:00 pm this Thursday, February 27, at the Copper Country Community Arts Center in Hancock. If you have questions about this event please contact the arts center at 906-482-2333. The following event information is from the Keweenaw National Historical Park’s Calendar of Events:

To mark the strike’s centennial, Daniel Schnieder published a broadside of Tyomies, a Finnish-language newspaper, and it’s account of the first day of the copper miners’ strike. Join Daniel as he explains the research and printing process used to create this limited edition piece, which includes the first-ever English translation. Copies of Tyomies will be for sale following the presentation.

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