“First Transcontinental Railroad” Roundtable Discussion | SF
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United Irish Cultural Center | 2700 45th Ave, San Francisco, CA
Saturday, March 25, 2017
2017 Irish-American Crossroads Festival | SF
Join them for this roundtable discussion about the key roles and treatment of Chinese and Irish workers in creating the first transcontinental railroad in the United States.
Gordon H. Chang, Professor of American History and Director of the Center for East Asian Studies at Stanford, and Barry P. McCarron, Assistant Professor and Faculty Fellow of Irish Studies at New York University, will lead a discussion about the roles and treatment of Irish Workers in the construction of the first Transcontinental Railroad in the United States.
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