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Unions Regard Obama As Their Great Bright Hope; Call EFCA, OSHA Key Issues

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Elevator Mechanics Spread Too Thin, Union Testifies; Hearing Spotlights Malfunctions

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Local 237 Ratifies 4% Annual Raises By 10-1 Margin

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Local 237 Ratifies 4% Annual Raises By 10-1 Margin

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Unions Split on Bloomberg's Try for 3rd

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Probation Union Deal Grants Two 4% Hikes And 'Welfare' Boost

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Mayor: Deep Agency Budget Cuts Unlikely To Require Layoffs

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Editorial: Caution Serves City Well

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Pension Funds Not Shaken By Wall Street Earthquake; Thompson: Losses Not Heavy

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Letter to Editor: '237' Work Getting Results

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Obama Labor Supporters Exit Convention Confident; Say Democrats Coalesced

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Local 237 Head Cites Feds In Boy's Elevator Death; Says Cutbacks Delay Repairs

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For the Record: 237 Mobilizes for NYCHA

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Editorial: Going After School Agents

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Bill to Monitor School Safety Agents

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Not City's Responsibility to Close HA deficit

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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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