“A lot of the older guys didn't think I should be there.”

Barbara Moore (R) spent more than 40 years working as a bricklayer in Baltimore.

She helped lay the foundation for some of the city’s most famous landmarks, including Camden Yards, where the Baltimore Orioles play.

When she started, she was only 21 years old and was the first woman to join her local bricklayers union.

Barbara retired last year and at StoryCorps, she told her daughter, Olivia Fite how she first got into the trade.

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Recorded in Baltimore, Maryland
Music Info: "Jubilee" by Unwed Sailor from the Album The Marionette & the Music Box
Produced by Liyna Anwar
Facilitated by Cristina Kim
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