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Author Arnesen, Eric.

Title Brotherhoods of color : black railroad workers and the struggle for equality / Eric Arnesen.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2001.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  HD8039.R12 U612 2001    AVAILABLE
Description 332 pages, 14 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-318) and index.
Contents 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.
Subject Railroads -- Employees -- History.
African Americans -- Employment -- History.
Discrimination in employment -- History.
Race discrimination -- History.
ISBN 0674003195 alkaline paper

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