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Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters union members pose with locomotive firemen, circa 1944

20.5 x 25.5 cmPhotograph, documentarymonochromeJump to full detailsRequest from Special Collections

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umd:707326
umd:707327

Summary:The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters was the first labor organization that African Americans led to receive a charted in AFL.
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Topical subjects:Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
labor
AFL-CIO
African Americans
ArchivesUM location:AFL-CIO Photographic Prints
  • series Series 1: Subject Files
  • box Box 68
  • folder Folder 10: Exhibits, GMCLS
Repository:Historical Manuscripts
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Copyright holder:unknown
Collection:Labor in America Collection
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