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Miles of smiles, years of struggle

Jack Santino

Miles of smiles, years of struggle

stories of Black Pullman porters

by Jack Santino

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- History.,
    • African American labor union members -- History.,
    • Discrimination in employment -- United States -- History.,
    • Race discrimination -- United States -- History.,
    • Pullman porters -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementJack Santino.
      SeriesPublications of the American Folklore Society. New series, Publications of the American Folklore Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD6515.R36 S26 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 160 p., [22] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2044081M
      ISBN 100252015916
      LC Control Number88020981

      A union organizer and the widow of a Pullman porter, Rosina Tucker was years old when she narrated this documentary on the formation of the first Afro-American trade union in the United States Category: Documentary, Special Interest. Overview of Miles of Smiles, Years of Struggle, , directed by Jack Santino, with Rosina Tucker, at Turner Classic Movies.

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