Labour Temple Time Capsule
The time capsule itself, which was retrieved in the spring of 2022 during the demolition of the Labour Temple building. It was opened on April 26, 2022.
This speech was given by Moses Hahl at the cornerstone ceremony for the new Labour Temple on October 26, 1909. His speech calls on the working class to come to power and elevate the rights of all people.
Minutes of the Finnish Building Company Executive, October 25, 1909, the night before the Time Capsule was placed. This copy of the minutes was stored in the time capsule.
Työkansa, October 21, 1909. This Finnish-language newspaper was published in Port Arthur. This edition provides news from the region. It was accompanied by a second copy, printed in silk.
Työkansa, October 21, 1909. This edition of the newspaper was printed on silk, specially for inclusion in the time capsule. Silk is seen as a very durable material. While the printing is less clear than on the paper, the material is still very flexible although discoloured.
Työmies, October 16, 1909. This Finnish-language newspaper was printed in Hancock, Michigan, and includes stories from around North America.