United Mine Workers of America HQ (1937-99); CIO HQ
Labor Organizations - historic
Under the leadership of John L. Lewis, the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) moved their headquarters to Washington, D.C., in 1937. The union sold the building in 1999. The CIO's second headquarters was an office on the third floor (dates needed)
900 15th St NW
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.