Abraham Lincoln and the Rise of Free Labor In Wisconsin

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Let's Talk About Work. Come to this ShopTalk event to hear ideas and stories about work, and share your own. ShopTalk conversations are about the past, present, and future of work in Wisconsin.

Jesse Gant is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Public Humanities Fellow with the Wisconsin Humanities Council. He will talk about the influences Abraham Lincoln had on the rise of free labor throughout the United States, and especially in Wisconsin.