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Construction - United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

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Summary:Image 1 - An unidentified carpenter operating a saw at a construction site, undated. Image 2 - A photograph of H. O. Hackney and Earle L. Watts, two members of the United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America Local 396, Newport News, at the construction site for the TAC Headquarters Building at Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia, 1968. Published in the "Local Union News" page of "The Carpenter" February 1968. Image 3 - An illustration of two carpenters at a construction site, undated. Image 4 - A photograph of workers installing a floor truss system to the wood frame of a building, Portland, Oregon, April 1973. Photo provided by Evans Products Company. Image 5 - Workers demolishing a building, circa 1931-1950. Image 6 - A photograph of the construction site for a new Sears building, 1905. Caption reads: "Sears, Printing Bldg in Rear, Adm. Bldg in Construction - 1905." Image 7 - A worker climbing the scaffolding inside a building construction site, undated. Image 8 - A building construction site of a church in Baltimore, Maryland, May 1957. Caption reads: "Carpenters Walk Among the Stars." Image 9 - Carpenters at work at the construction site of the Douglas Point Nuclear Power Station, which was the first full-scale nuclear power plant in Canada, June 1962. Caption reads: "Construction workers preparing the timber cribs for the cofferdam at the Douglas Point Nuclear Power Station. Timber cribs, some weighing up to 20 tons, are being used in the construction of the temporary cofferdam which encloses the circulating water intake tunnel. Atomic Energy of Canada Limited is building the station with the co-operation of Ontario Hydro." Photograph provided by Atomic Energy of Canada Limited. Image 10 - Several carpenters at work inside the wood frame of a building, undated. Image 11 - A construction site with several carpenters and horses in the foreground, undated. Image 12 - A photograph of the construction site for the Brooklyn Trust Company Building in Brooklyn, New York City, October 13, 1914. It was built by Marc Eldlitz and Son Builders of New York City. Image 13 - A photograph of the construction site for a new Sears building, June 10, 1905. Caption reads: "Sears West Side Construction." ----------------- Not all of the photographs in the folder titled "Construction" are available online.
Creator:Cheyne, W. E. (William Ethelbert)
Provider:Evans Products Company
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Canada
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Oregon
Maryland
New York
Ontario
Place of origin – Settlement:Hampton
Portland
Baltimore
New York
Toronto
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
1911-1920
1931-1940
1941-1950
1951-1960
1961-1970
1971-1980
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Canada
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Oregon
Maryland
Ontario
Geographical subject – Settlement:Hampton
Portland
Baltimore
Kincardine
Topical subjects: United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America
Saws
Carpenters
Labor unions
Carpenters' unions
Construction
Construction workers
Building construction
Construction industry
Military facilities
Langley Air Force Base (Va.)
Trusses
Demolition
Trucks
Department stores
Sears, Roebuck and Company
Religious facilities
Churches
Nuclear power plants
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited
Ontario Hydro
Horses
Brooklyn Trust Company
Department stores
ArchivesUM location:United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America archives
  • series 14
  • subseries 1
  • box 8
  • folder 6 - Construction
  • accession 1995-94
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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