Item no. 28381
New York
Occupation: Building and construction trades
Collection: Wagner Labor Archives

Posing atop the Chrysler Building, New York City

 Charles Rivers photographed a remarkable series of images during the construction of the Chrysler and Empire State buildings, including this one of a riveter on the 58th floor.

Image from Charles Rivers Photograph Collection, Tamiment Library, New York University.

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