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About the Collection of the A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum and the A. Philip Randolph and Dr. Lyn Hughes Archives

We would like to thank you for your interest in our collection and archives on the history of the African-American Labor Movement with a core concentration on A. Philip Randolph, The Pullman Porter and other African Americans Railroad Employees.

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Recommended Links

The National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Gallery

A. Philip Randolph Institute

A. Philip Randolph for Jobs and Freedom

National Civil Rights Museum

Association of African-American Museums

George Meany Center for Labor Studies

Shomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Smithsonian National Museum of American History

The Library of Congress: African-American Mosaic

The History Channel

Chicago History Museum
California Newsreel

American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations


Find Hotel Near the A. Randolph Pullman Porter Museum


Recommended Books in Print and Videos

An Anthology Of Respect: The Pullman Porters National Historic Registry of African American Railroad Employees

Rising from the Rails DVD

A. Philip Randolph: A Biographical Portrait
Author: Jervis Anderson (1987)

A. Philip Randolph, Pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement
Author: Paula Pfeffer (1996)

A. Philip Randolph: Messenger for the Masses
Author: Lillie Patterson (1995)

A. Philip Randolph: Union Leader and Civil Rights Crusader
Author: Catherine Reef (2001)

A. Philip Randolph: Labor Leader
Author: Sally Hanley (1989)

Keeping the Faith: A. Philip Randolph, Milton P. Webster, and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, 1925-37
Author: William Harris (1991)

Tearing Down the Color Bar: A Documentary History and Analysis of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Author: Joseph F. Wilson (1989)

Miles of Smiles Years of Struggle: Stories of Black Pullman Porters
Author: Jack Santino (1989)

Marching Together: Women of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters
Author: Melinda Chateauvert (1997)