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Author McKissack, Pat, 1944-

Title A long hard journey : the story of the pullman porter / by Patricia and Frederick [sic] McKissack.

Imprint New York : Walker, 1989.

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Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Non-Fiction    J 331.88 MCK    Available
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Reference    J REF 331.88 MCK    Available
Description xiii, 144 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Series Walker's American history series for young people.
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: p. 137-138.
Summary A chronicle of the first black-controlled union, made up of Pullman porters, who after years of unfair labor practices staged a battle against a corporate giant resulting in a "David and Goliath" ending.
Subject Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Pullman Company -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- History.
Pullman Company -- History.
Pullman porters -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Pullman porters -- History.
Added Author McKissack, Fredrick.
ISBN 0802768849 : $17.95
0802768857 (lib. bdg.)

 
    
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