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Reception for “Diary of a Plague Year”

February 11, 2023 @ 2:00 pm

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The American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark proudly welcomes the general public to an exhibit reception with artist Elise Engler on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 2:00 PM.

In addition to a walk-through tour of the exhibit “A Diary of a Plague Year:  An Illustrated Chronicle of 2020,” artist Elise Engler will discuss her new book of the same title.  Copies of the book A Diary of a Plague Year:  An Illustrated Chronicle of 2020 , signed by the artist, will be available for purchase.

A Diary of a Plague Year:  An Illustrated Chronicle of 2020 exhibit by Elise Engler consists of mixed media works on paper through which the artist depicted/responded to the news headlines heard on the radio each morning.

   Elise Engler’s artwork has been exhibited in galleries and museums.  Learn more about Elise Engler’s artwork by visiting:

The Botto House National Landmark, headquarters of the American Labor Museum, is located at 83 Norwood Street in Haledon, NJ.  It was the meeting place for over 20,000 silk mill workers during the 1913 Paterson Silk Strike.  The Museum offers a free lending library, restored period rooms, changing exhibits, museum store, Old World Gardens, educational programs and special events.  The Museum’s hours of operation are Monday through Friday, 9AM-5PM.  Visitors are welcome Wednesday through Saturday from 1PM-4PM and at other times by appointment.  For further information about the Museum, visit


February 11, 2023
2:00 pm


American Labor Museum
(973) 595-7953
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The American Labor Museum
83 Norwood Street
Haledon, New Jersey 07508
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(973) 595-7953
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