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Author Tye, Larry.

Title Rising from the rails : Pullman porters and the making of the Black middle class / Larry Tye.

Imprint New York : Henry Holt, 2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    331.8811 TYE    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description xvii, 314 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-294) and index.
Contents Out of bondage, all aboard -- Rough rides, intimate encounters -- My name's not George -- Saint Philip and the battle for brotherhood -- Behind the mask -- Train to freedom -- A legacy that lasts.
Subject Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- History.
Pullman porters -- United States -- History.
African Americans -- Social conditions.
ISBN 0805070753 : $26.00

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