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Andrew Furuseth Memorial Bust

8th & F Sts NW
Washington, DC, United States

Category: Labor Leaders - historic

Used in the following map:

DC Labor Map

Union leader, Andrew Furuseth, was one of the founders of the SUP and the president of the International Seamen's Union of America. He was known as the "Abe Lincoln of the Seas." He was an immigrant from Romedal, Norway and has a monument there as well. There are at least seven castings of this bust; locations unknown.

see: Furuseth, Andrew, Memorial
see book: "Calf's Head and Union Tale" by Archie Green, 1996