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Labor Leaders - historic

After relinquishing leadership of the Knights of Labor, Terence Powderly moved to Washington, D.C., in 1897 when he was appointed U.S. Commissioner General of Immigration. He built the home to host his many friends and Mother Jones was a frequent visitor.
- Labor Heritage Foundation District of Columbia Labor Landmarks http://www.laborheritage.org/IALL-DC.html





503 Rock Creek Church Rd NW

Terence V. Powderly, Grand Master Workman of the Knights of Labor

DC Labor Map

Welcome to the DC Labor Map! Here you can find both current and historic labor sites in Washington, DC, including union hotels, restaurants, international and local union organizations, labor art and historic labor sites. You can use it for an online virtual tour of DC labor, or to plan your visit to our nation’s capital.
CLICK ON "LEGEND" at right to view categories; TO CHOOSE A SPECIFIC CATEGORY just click on it and only those sites will be shown.
We welcome your comments and suggestions: click on the “comments” tab at the bottom of the map. The DC Labor Map is a project of the Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO: primary research was done by Chris Garlock, Jon Garlock and Lisa Garlock; contributors include: Saul Schniderman, Peter Winch and Fhar Miess.