Teamsters Local 237

Union Reps: Housing Titles

Titles Represented

Asbestos Workers
Bricklayer Titles
Elevator Mechanic Titles
Emergency Service Aide
Heating Plant Technician
Housing Assistant
Housing Caretaker Titles
Housing Community Activities Coordinator
Housing Exterminator Titles
Housing Guard
Housing Manager Titles
Housing Stock Handler
Housing Stock Worker Titles
Housing Storekeeper Titles
Housing Supply Handler
Housing Teller Titles
Javits Center - Full-Time Cleaners
Javits Center - Part-time Cleaners & Set Up
Maintenance Worker
Mason's Helper
Plasterer Titles
Resident Building Superintendent Titles
Roofer Titles
Supervising Housing Caretakers
Supervising Housing Grounds Keeper

Oral History Project

Hercules Cornish: Caretaker J Stores Man

Herclules CornishHercules Cornish went to work for the Housing Authority as a caretaker J in 1952 and retired 24 years later as a stores worker. He died the year following this interview, which was conducted in June 1999.

Originally I was from Harlem, but when I came out of the service in 1945 my wife had moved to the Bronx, so I moved there, too. I went to work for the New York City Housing Authority in 1952.

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