332 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-318) and index.
Race in the first century of American railroading -- Promise and failure in the World War I era -- The Black wedge of civil rights unionism -- Independent Black unionism in depression and war -- The rise of the red caps -- The politics of fair employment -- The politics of fair representation -- Black railroaders in the modern era.