Miles of smiles, years of struggle / Columbia Historical Society in cooperation with the Smithsonian Institution, Office of Folklore Programs ; produced and directed by Jack Santino and Paul Wagner.

Format
Video/Projected medium
Language
English
Published/​Created
San Francisco, CA : California Newsreel, 1983.
Description
1 videocassette (58 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.

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Summary note
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.
Notes
Orginally released as a documentary in 1983.
Creation/​Production credits
Narrator, Rosina Tucker.
System details
VHS format.
Participant(s)/​Performer(s)
Rosina Tucker.
OCLC
21144150
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