Found 7 collections related to Discrimination in employment -- United States

Banks, Patricia Noisette
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 697
.2 linear feet (1 box)
One of the first black flight attendants, Patricia Banks, a native New Yorker, fought discrimination by filing a lawsuit against Capital Airlines through the New York State Commission Against Discrimination. A graduate of the Grace Downs Air... more
Blacks in the Railroad Industry
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3872
.4 linear feet; 1 microfilm reel
The Blacks in the Railroad Industry Collection is comprised of a variety of materials documenting the struggle of black railroad employees against ouster from the industry by collusive actions of the companies and the unions. While provenance... more
National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R 6565
Records document the organization and development of the Association consisting of minutes, 1908-1937; correspondence, including letters from the Citizens' Advisory Committee especially documenting efforts to integrate black nurses into the Armed... more
Negro Labor Committee
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R 1165
14.6 linear feet; 17 microfilm reels
Records of the Negro Labor Committee encompassing historical and activity records, general subject and activity files, records of affiliated unions and locals, and personal files of Frank R. Crosswaith. Historical and activity files include... 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
Thaxton, H. Mack (Hubert Mack), 1912-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 178
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Hubert Mack Thaxton (1909-1974) was a pioneer in theoretical physics. The Hubert Mack Thaxton collection consists of documents relating to Dr. Thaxton's attempts to obtain employment in private industry. Included are resumes, job advertisements,... more
Edmiston, Patricia Banks, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division | Sc MIRS Banks 2001-32
1 video_recording
Patricia Banks was one of the first Black flight attendants in the United States. The collection contains one video, dated 1997, in which Banks talks about winning the case against Capital Airlines to be hired in 1960.