Hastings UMWA - District 2 Labor Chautauquas

Hastings UMWA - District 2 Labor Chautauquas (HM1EYL)

Location: Hastings, PA 16646 Cambria County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 39.893', W 78° 42.629'

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From 1924 to 1926 the United Mine Workers of America held innovative workers' education programs in bituminous coal towns throughout western Pa. Hastings recorded the largest attendance in 1925. With the leadership of district President John Brophy, the Chautauquas featured nationally prominent speakers and educators as well as local entertainers. They received national press attention and recognition from progressive activists.
Year Placed2007
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 9:42am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 693531 N 4504077
Decimal Degrees40.66488333, -78.71048333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 39.893', W 78° 42.629'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 39' 53.58" N, 78° 42' 37.74" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 143-169 Station St, Hastings PA 16646, US
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