(Images provided courtesy of the Rockingham County Historical Society & Jeff Bullins)
Looking for a bite to eat? Looking for something interesting to do after work?
Did you or someone in your family work in one of Rockingham County’s textile mills or would you like to know more about those who did?
If you answered yes, join us at the MARC for Dinner & History on Thursday, August 15th from 6-8pm for Life in the Mills: Its Challenges and Rewards
This enlightening and thought-provoking program recalls the long and rich history of the textile mill experience.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Ph.D. Candidate and 2013-2014 Hugh McColl Fellow at the Center for the Study of the American South Joey Fink presents The Many Norma Raes: Working Class Women in the Struggle to organize J.P. Stevens in the 1970s.
National labor consultant and past president of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (Eastern Region) and Greensboro Teamsters’ Local 391 Jack Cipriani will discuss the relationship between the local, state and federal organizations and its impact on the mill workers.
And local mill workers and family members will share their personal memories and thoughts on life in the mills.
Order your tickets and your meal by phone at (336) 634-4949 or by completing the online registration form below.
Ticket Price: $15 adults, $12 seniors and students.
Dinner & Admission to the MARC is included.
Dinner will be available beginning at 5:30pm.
Order your tickets and choose your box dinner using the form below. Tickets On Sale Now !
.Please Complete a Form for Each Program Participant Individually