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Found 7 collections related to Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters

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Shoemaker, Elijah
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 571
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
Elijah Shoemaker was the local chairman of the Sante Fe System Local of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and assistant district chairman (Los Angeles). These papers contain original and mimeographed correspondence to and from the national... more
Johnson, Alphonso Henry, 1892-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 550
2 folders
Alphonso H. Johnson, a Harlem resident, was a sleeping car porter with the Pullman Company and a member of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. The Alphonso H. Johnson Papers contain personal letters primarily from female friends who lived in... 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
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
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
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
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