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A long hard journey : the story of the Pullman porter

Author: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack
Publisher: New York : Walker, 1989.
Series: Walker's American history series for young people.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pat McKissack; Fredrick McKissack
ISBN: 0802768849 9780802768841 0802768857 9780802768858
OCLC Number: 19740001
Notes: Includes index.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 1990.
Description: xiii, 144 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Ambassadors of hospitality: 1829-1900 --
Pullman's folly --
Travelin' man --
Baker Heater League --
Struggle: 1900-1934 --
"Let George do it!" --
Freedom from within --
Pullman company fights back --
Rockin' the boat --
Dark before the dawn --
Whole world smiles with you: 1935-1979 --
Just keep smilin' --
I am the darker brother.
Series Title: Walker's American history series for young people.
Responsibility: by Patricia and Frederick [sic] McKissack.

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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.

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