Item no. 30139
|Occupation: Building and construction trades|
|Collection: Wagner Labor Archives|
Bending rebar for the Vatican Pavilion at the 1963 World’s Fair
The workers of Local 46 of the Metallic Lathers Union have delayed the use of prefabricated rebar in New York City. Here two members of Local 46 bend stacks of rebar for the Vatican Pavilion at the 1963 World’s Fair in New York.
See this photo in the exhibit Landscape of Lost Arts and learn about union members and artisans building and re-building the landscape of the city.
Photo by Alexander Archer; Metallic Lathers Local 46