"American Professional Workers & American Laborers" bas-relief

Labor Art

Flanking the doors of the main entrance of the GAO Building, 441 G Street, NW is a bas relief/frieze of American Professional Workers and American Laborers. Created by…,along with the building (?), in 1951, the images honor the service of workers in such fields as science, economics, farming and construction. They express the idea of transforming raw materials into goods for the advancement of humanity.




441 G St NW

GAO Building

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.