Found 2 collections related to Pullman Car Company

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
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