Found 4 collections related to Pullman porters

Thomas, Luther S.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 370
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Luther S. Thomas was an 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... more
Davis, Jessica Bell
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 426
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Jessica B. Davis Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters collection consists of the constitution and history of the BSCP, programs, anniversary and commemorative booklets, speeches and writings by A. Philip Randolph, and news clippings by and... more
Webster, Milton P., 1887-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 570
0.21 linear feet (1 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
Montgomery, Mordecai Philip, 1880-1956
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 513
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Mordecai Philip Montgomery was a long-time member of the Socialist Party of New York. Montgomery, born in 1880 in Fayette, Alabama, worked as a Pullman porter, then for the Works Progress Administration, and in his later years, as a messenger in... more