Philadelphia Public Art @philart.net
Person: Joe Hill
* Representations of and quote from Eugene V. Debs,
Karen Gay Silkwood
sitting and kneeling
bags and buckets,
* The title shown is the artist's title. The Association for Public Art lists it as "The Labor Monument: Philadelphia's Tribute to the American Worker"
Eugene V. Debs 1855-1926
1900 Farm Workers "Si Sepuede"
1905 IWW - The Wobblies - "Don't waste your time mourning. Organize." - Joe Hill, 1918
1912 Textile Workers
1968 Sanitation Workers - "I am a man"
Karen Gay Silkwood 1940-74
The worst thief is he who steals the playtime of children
* Center of Elmwood Park.
Southwest of 71st and Buist.
* 39.913850,-75.237740 [map]
* On the Southwest Philly tour
* See also:
+artist's page for this piece
+wikipedia.org's Memphis Sanitation Strike page
+wikipedia.org's United Farm Workers page
+wikipedia.org's Child Labor page
+wikipedia.org's Eugene V. Debs page
+wikipedia.org's Karen Silkwood page
+wikipedia.org's Elmwood Park neighborhood page
+wikipedia.org's Joe Hill page