Untold Stories: Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids

May 18, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
Rondo Community Outreach Library
461 Dale St N
St Paul, MN 55103
Alayne Hopkins 651-222-3242 Email

Untold Stories Labor History Series: A World in Turmoil­: 1917-2017


Pullman PorterBrotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and Maids

Professors William Jones, Yuichiro Onishi, and James Robinson will provide a portrait of the early history of the Brotherhood of the Sleeping Car Porters and Maids, from the participation of A. Philip Randolph to the presence of the Brotherhood in St. Paul, and how the workers are remembered today.


About Untold Stories

In celebration of labor history month each May, the Untold Stories series presents programs and talks on both local and national labor history topics. Past programs in the series have featured historian Robin D.G. Kelley, singer Larry Long, author Cheri Register, and walking tours by local historian Dave Riehle. The series received the 2003 John Sessions Memorial Award from the American Library Association for service to the labor community. 

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