Item no. 30142
|Occupation: Building and construction trades|
|Collection: Wagner Labor Archives|
Union marble carvers at work, circa 1960
Vito Nicastri, left, and a fellow union member from the Marble Carvers, Cutters and Setters Union, Local 4, posed on the altar of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Newark, New Jersey in the early 1960s. Local 4 merged with the Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Union, Local 7, whose work is best known for the tile work in New York’s subways.
Tile, Marble and Terrazzo Union, Local 7, Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, NYU