April 4, 2000. Open Eye: Celebrating the hundredth-birthday Party Touring exhibition is based on social scientist’s labour of love, collecting voices of the founding fathers of a people’s party
The work of OU Social Science research fellow Dan Weinbren forms the basis of a major new exhibition which will tour the country to celebrate the Labour Party’s hundredth birthday.
Builders and the Dreamers: one hundred years of the Labour Party was opened by Jack Straw in at the Pump House People’s History Museum in Manchester. Exhibitions officer Sarah Gore explained: “This work helped form the basis for the selection of themes, which aim to reflect the experiences of Labour Party members, rather than a history of events at Westminster or major policies.”
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