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Found 5 collections related to Porters -- Labor unions

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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
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 232
1.83 linear feet (3 boxes)
A. Philip Randolph was a civil rights leader and President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. The A. Philip Randolph collection consists of speeches, statements, and press releases related to A. Philip Randolph and his work with the labor... 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
Tucker, Rosina Corrothers
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 372
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
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
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