Library Of Congress
Library Of CongressPublic Domain ArchivePart of PICRYL.com. Not developed or endorsed by the Library of Congress
  • searchSearch
  • photo_albumStories
  • collectionsCollections
  • infoAbout
  • star_rateUpgrade
The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compelling artisans to work from "dark to dark"]

The Old Mechanic's Bell tower [erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compelling artisans to work from "dark to dark"]

  • save_altThumbnail200x200
  • save_altSmall640x338
  • save_altOriginal640x338
description

Summary

Erected by shipwrights about 1800 at Goerck and Stanton streets near the East River, N.Y.C. The tolling of the bell marked the end of a ten-hour day, an act of protest against the employers' practice of compelling artisans to work from "dark to dark".

date_range

Date

01/01/1882
create

Source

Library of Congress
copyright

Copyright info

No known restrictions on publication.

Exploreemployers

Exploreartisans

Exploreshipwrights