SITE OF THE FRESNO FREE SPEECH FIGHT OF THE INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF THE WORLD

Historical Landmark

Description:
At the corner of Mariposa and I Streets, from October 1910 to March 1911, the Industrial Workers of the World fought for the right of free speech in their efforts to organize Fresno's unskilled labor force. This was the first fight for free speech in California, and the first attempt to organize the valley's unskilled workers.


Registration Date: 7/19/1974

Location:
City: Fresno
County: Fresno

Directions:
In planter, 100 ft SW of clock tower, Broadway and Mariposa Mall, Fresno


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