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Winter Lecture: “Dust for Blood: Long Island Labor Camps”

March 4, noon1:30 pm.
Cutchogue Labor Camp Torres lecture 2

Join Southold Historical Museum for the upcoming Winter Lecture: “Dust for Blood: Long Island Labor Camps” by Mark Torres, part of the “Local Farming Through the Years” free lecture series sponsored by NOFO Real Estate.

Mr. Torres, who is the author of Long Island Migrant Labor Camps: Dust for Blood (The History Press, 2021), will share the history of the labor camps that sustained the potato farming industry on Long Island, and will discuss factors that led to the ultimate decline of this labor system and the potato industry as a whole. This lecture is the third and final in the Winter lecture series, “Local Farming Through the Years”, and is free and open to the public.


970 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958 United States

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