Teamsters Local 237

Save the Central Park Horses & 300 Teamster Jobs

A New York tradition and good union jobs are under threat.  Help save the carraige horse industry and the jobs of Teamster Local 553 members.  Tell Mayor de Blasio not to ban horses in Central Park by clicking on the link below and signing the Daily News petition.

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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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