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Miles of smiles, years of struggle [electronic resource] / Columbia Historical Society in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Folklife Programs ; produced and directed by Jack Santino and Paul Wagner.

Other records:
Other Title:
Academic Video Online.
Publication:
San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1989.
Series:
Black studies in video
Format/Description:
Video
1 online resource (60 min.).
Subjects:
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- History.
African Americans.
Civil rights -- United States -- History.
Discrimination in employment -- United States -- History.
Labor unions -- United States -- History.
Race discrimination -- United States -- History.
Form/Genre:
Nonfiction films
Language:
This edition in English.
Summary:
Discusses the struggle of Black Pullman porters to unionize, even though rebuked by white organized labor, and the eventual formation of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters under A. Philip Randolph. Explores the impact of this group on the American civil rights movement.
Notes:
Originally released in 1982 as motion picture.
Contributor:
Santino, Jack.
Wagner, Paul, 1948-
Alexander Street Press.
California Newsreel (Firm)
Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.)
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklife Programs.
OCLC:
840838424
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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