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Miles of smiles, years of struggle

Author: Jack Santino; Paul Wagner; Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklore Programs.; California Newsreel (Firm)
Publisher: San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1983.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the struggle of Black Pullman porters to unionize, even though rebuked by white organized labor, and the eventual formation of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters under A. Philip Randolph. Explores the impact of this group on the American civil rights movement.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Santino; Paul Wagner; Columbia Historical Society (Washington, D.C.); Smithsonian Institution. Office of Folklore Programs.; California Newsreel (Firm)
OCLC Number: 21144150
Notes: Videocassette release of 1982 motion picture.
Credits: Narrator, Rosina Tucker.
Performer(s): Rosina Tucker.
Description: 1 videocassette (58 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Responsibility: Columbia Historical Society in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Folklore Programs ; produced and directed by Jack Santino and Paul Wagner.

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Discusses the struggle of Black Pullman porters to unionize, even though rebuked by white organized labor, and the eventual formation of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters under A. Philip Randolph. Explores the impact of this group on the American civil rights movement.

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