Found 6 collections related to Railroads -- Employees -- Labor unions -- United States

Zimand, Savel, 1891-....
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18000
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
Savel Zimand's correspondence with various railroad labor organizations as librarian of the Bureau of Industrial Research, 1919-1920
Blacks in the Railroad Industry
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3872
.4 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
The Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection is comprised of a variety of materials documenting the struggle of black railroad employees against ouster from the industry by collusive actions of the companies and the unions. While provenance... more
Thomas, Luther S.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 370
.2 linear feet
African American railroad porter employed by the Pullman Company in the 1940s and 1950s, and president of the Asheville North Carolina Division of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. The Luther S. Thomas Papers cotains correspondence,... more
Tucker, Rosina Corrothers
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 372
0.4 linear feet
Born in 1881 in Washington D.C., Rosina Corrothers Tucker worked as a union organizer for the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and served as the first president of the union's Ladies Auxiliary. She assisted in the planning for a March on... more
Webster, Milton P., 1887-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 570
.2 linear feet (1 archival box)
Milton Price Webster joined the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) in 1925 and soon became A. Philip Randolph's major ally. He was the first vice-president of the BSCP and chief negotiator of contracts. Together with Randolph, Webster led... more
Woolfolk, Arthur L., 1916-1996
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 569
1 folder
Arthur L. Woolfolk was the 1st Vice President of the Atchison, Topeka and Sante Fe System Local in 1956 and Local Chairman of Sante Fe System Local in 1967, both of Denver, Colorado. The Arthur L. Woolfolk Papers contain original and mimeographed... more