Those Pullman Blues: An Oral History of the African American Railroad Attendant

Those Pullman Blues: An Oral History of the African American Railroad Attendant

by David Perata, Daneil D. Perata
     
 

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The first oral history centering on the unique experiences of black porters and railroad attendants during the railroad's heyday is by turns dramatic, inspiring, comic, and heartwrenching. First person accounts document both the glamour of the railroad era and the bitter realities of being a black worker on a white railroad.

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The first oral history centering on the unique experiences of black porters and railroad attendants during the railroad's heyday is by turns dramatic, inspiring, comic, and heartwrenching. First person accounts document both the glamour of the railroad era and the bitter realities of being a black worker on a white railroad.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781568331249
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/1999
Series:
Twayne's Oral History Series
Pages:
178
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.48(d)

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