Found 7 collections related to Labor unions, Black

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 250
2.54 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) organized railway porters (traditionally an occupation for African-Americans) to bargain with the Pullman Company which held a virtual monopoly on the nation's sleeping car facilities. The Brotherhood... more
McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1906-1989
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | SCP 186261
2.79 linear feet (6 boxes)
Benjamin F. McLaurin (1906-1989) was a Black labor leader and civic worker who held leadership positions within the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) during the 1920s and 1930s. He worked with A. Philip Randolph throughout the Civil... more
Woolfolk, Arthur L., 1916-1996
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 569
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Arthur L. Woolfolk was a railroad labor union leader. He 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... more
McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1906-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 146
61.08 linear feet (146 boxes, 1 tube)
Benjamin F. McLaurin (1906-1989) was a Black labor leader and civic worker who held leadership positions within the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) during the 1920s and 1930s. He worked with A. Philip Randolph throughout the Civil... more
Thompson, Ernest, 1907-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 371
1.0 linear feet (1 box)
Ernest Thompson was a labor leader and one of the founders and the director of organization of the National Negro Labor Council. From 1951-1956, he was also the Fair Employment Practices Committee director for the United Electrical, Radio 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
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Coalition 1987-41
7 video_recordings
The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) is a nonprofit organization of Black trade union members affiliated with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organization (AFL-CIO). The collection consists of seven video... more