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Labor Art in the Puget Sound
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Bellevue

BRACERO,THE ASPARAGUS PICKER
Artist: Nancy Lewis
Date: 1997
Medium: Bronze sculpture
Location: Meydenbauer Center, 3rd floor

Everett

EVERETT MASSACRE Commemorates the Everett Massacre of November 1916
Artist: Jack Gunter
Date: circa 1996
Medium: oil on wood panel
Location: Everett Labor Temple, 2818 Lombard

HITTING THE BRICKS Commemorates the 1995 Boeing Strike.
Artist: Ken Lonn
Medium: welded metal sculptures; approximately life-size
Date: circa 1997
Location: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District 751, Everett Union Hall, 8729 Airport Road

Renton

COAL MINERS
Artist: Jacob Elshin
Date: 1938
Medium: Oil on canvas
Location: Highlands Library, 2902 NE 12th Street

UNTITLED (Mural dedicated to fire fighters)
Artist: Harold Balazs
Date: 1979
Medium: Enameled metal
Location: Fire Station 11, 211 Mill Avenue South

UNTITLED (Sculpture symbolizing firemen)
Artist: Hai Ying Wu
Date: 1998
Medium: cast bronze and granite
Location: Fire Station 14, 1900 Lind Avenue SW

Seattle

BLOODY THURSDAY (Commemorates the 1934 International Longshoremen's strike.)
Artist: Elias (Dutch) Schultz
Medium: Wood sculpture
Date: 1985
Location: Port of Seattle, Pier 69

THE CONSTRUCTION WORKERS*
Artist: Richard Beyer
Medium: Cast aluminum sculpture; approximately life-size
Date: 1982
Location: 425 Pontius Avenue North at Republican Street

FIREFIGHTERS*
Artist: Tom Askman
Medium: Aluminum silhouettes
Date: 1988
Location: Fire Station 17, 1050 NE 50th St.

FIRE FIGHTERS' MEMORIAL
Artist: Hai Ying Wu
Date: 1998
Medium: Cast bronze; approximately life-size
Location: Occidental Square

HAMMERING MAN*
Artist: Jonathan Borofsky
Medium: steel; H 48 ft.
Date: 1992
Location: Seattle Art Museum, First Avenue at University Street

LOGGING MURAL and LOGGING IN THE MOUNTAINS*
Artist: Eustace Ziegler
Medium: Oil on canvas, H 8 ft. 9 in. x W 6 ft. 6 in.
Date: 1948
Location: Seattle Post Intelligencer Building, 101 Elliott Avenue West

MEN WHO WORK THE SHIPS (five mural panels)
Artist: Kenneth Callahan
Date: 1932-1935
Medium: Oil on canvas, mural panels
Location: Museum of History and Industry

ROSIE THE RIVETER
Artist: Ken Lonn
Medium: Metal sculpture
Date: circa 1990
Location: International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District 751, Seattle Union Hall, 9125 15th Place South

SEATTLE FISHERMEN'S MEMORIAL* (Honors local commerical fishermen and women who have lost their lives at sea.)
Artist: Ronald Petty
Date: 1988
Medium: Cast bronze and cast stone; H 30 ft.
Location: Seattle Fishermen's Terminal

SHIPSCALERS MURAL (depicts workers of the world)*
Artist: Pablo O'Higgins
Medium: Fresco mural, H 7 ft. x L 60 ft
Date: 1945
Location: University of Washington, Kane Hall, second floor

UNTITLED (Mural depicts a group of workers discussing labor issues.)
Medium: Fresco on masonry
Location: Seattle Labor Temple Association Building, 2800 1st Avenue.

Tacoma

Group of paintings portraying labor themes during the Depression years.
Artist: Ronald Ginther
Medium: Watercolor or tempera on paper
Date: 1930's
Location: Washington State Historical Museum, 1911 Pacific Avenue

* Information gathered from James Rupp's Art in Seattle's Public Places, an Illustrated Guide. University of Washington Press, 1992.

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