Jan Albert hosts his program about the resumed construction (after a 37-year of hiatus) of the Cathedral of St. John the Devine in Manhattan, NY. Local men and women are being trained in the ancient art of stone masonry, and are well into the job of hand shaping the thousands of stones it will take to complete the huge Gothic structure started in 1892. The program emphasizes the stone masonry apprenticeships for women.
This recording has been digitally preserved as part of Pacifica's American Women Making History and Culture: 1963-1982 grant preservation project, and is available for research and reference . Please contact the archives via telephone: 818-506-1077 or email: americanwomen at pacificaradioarchives dot org for information on how to obtain a copy of this program. Thank you.