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Representatives of the overground railroad; Here are lined up in their uniforms some of the brightest Parlor Car porters of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad.

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Title
Representatives of the overground railroad; Here are lined up in their uniforms some of the brightest Parlor Car porters of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad.
Names
Gay, Joseph R (Author)
Miller, Kelly (1863-1939) (Author)
Collection

Progress and achievements of the colored people. Containing the story of the wonderful advancement of the colored Americans... A handbook for self-improvement which leads to greater success.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1917
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: A. Jenkins
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division
Shelf locator: Sc 323.173-M (Miller, K. Progress and achievements of the colored people)
Topics
Porters
Chicago (Ill.)
African American men
African Americans -- Illinois
African American railroad employees
North-Western Railroad Company
Railroads -- Employees -- Uniforms
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPGR683702-B
Barcode: 33433031216553
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11590409
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3e6a12d0-c6db-012f-c904-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1917: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Representatives of the overground railroad; Here are lined up in their uniforms some of the brightest Parlor Car porters of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1917. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4d0f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. "Representatives of the overground railroad; Here are lined up in their uniforms some of the brightest Parlor Car porters of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 29, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4d0f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. (1917). Representatives of the overground railroad; Here are lined up in their uniforms some of the brightest Parlor Car porters of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-4d0f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Representatives of the overground railroad; Here are lined up in their uniforms some of the brightest Parlor Car porters of the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad.