Monuments & Markers
Cool museum focusing on the history of the electrical worker's union. Currently offers tours of the building and museum to IBEW members at 10am and 1:30pm, M-F. Sign up in the lobby or use website http://www.ibew.org/tours/index.htm to schedule a tour The IBEW is "working on creating a larger online museum presence and we are in talks to open the museum from 9-4pm, M-F to all visitors," says Museum Curator Curtis Bateman. "When these changes happen, they will be posted on the Tour section of the website." Reach Bateman at 202-728-7691 or by e-mail at Curtis_Bateman@IBEW.org
900 7th 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.