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Coit Tower Mural Walk

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Saturday, July 24, 2010 - 9:30 am | Cost: FREE

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Coit Tower Mural Walk With Gray Brechin, Harvey Smith, Peter Driscoll. Saturday, July 24 @ 9:30am. Meet at Coit Tower entrance. Free

Coit Tower & Labor History: Seventy-five years ago this month artists who were working with the Works Progress Administration (WPA) were working on the Coit Tower murals. These political artists were very much influenced by the general strike, and this is reflected in these historic murals. A media hysteria was also whipped up against the art and the artists in an effort to censor them. Fortunately this failed and the murals remain a testament to the people of San Francisco and the labor movement.

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