Samuel Gompers House

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Samuel Gompers House
Samuel Gompers House is located in Washington, D.C.
Samuel Gompers House
Location 2122 1st St., NW, Washington, D.C.
Coordinates 38°55′2″N 77°0′46″W / 38.91722°N 77.01278°W / 38.91722; -77.01278Coordinates: 38°55′2″N 77°0′46″W / 38.91722°N 77.01278°W / 38.91722; -77.01278
Built 1902
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74002161
Significant dates
Added to NRHP September 23, 1974[1]
Designated NHL May 30, 1974[2]

The Samuel Gompers House is a house in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of Washington, D.C..

Samuel Gompers was president of the American Federation of Labor from 1886 until his death in 1924. Gompers helped found the AFL, and vigorously pursued its three goals of higher wages, shorter hours, and better working conditions for American workers. He lived in this three-story brick rowhouse from 1902 to 1917.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974.[2][3][4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 19??.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Samuel Gompers House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-05-09. 
  3. ^ National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Samuel Gompers House PDF (32 KB). National Park Service. 19??.  and Accompanying photos, exterior and interior, from 19 PDF (32 KB)
  4. ^ Note: A National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination document should be available upon request from the National Park Service for this site, but it appears not to be available on-line from the NPS Focus search site.

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