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Harris, William Hamilton 1944-

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Works: 13 works in 51 publications in 1 language and 2,040 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Music  Documentary television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Historical television programs  Educational films  Sources  Archives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: HD8081.A65, 331.6396073009
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Most widely held works about William Hamilton Harris
 
Most widely held works by William Hamilton Harris
The harder we run : Black workers since the Civil War by William Hamilton Harris( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written clearly and passionately, employing both anecdotes and statistics, this comprehensive narrative traces the position of blacks in the American economy from the Civil War to the present. - From publisher description. Also includes sections on the legacy of slavery, northward migration, the brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, black workers during the depression and war
Keeping the faith : A. Philip Randolph, Milton P. Webster, and the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, 1925-37 by William Hamilton Harris( Book )

19 editions published between 1925 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For more than a decade following 1925, one of the most widely discussed and debated issues in the black press was the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (BSCP) and its efforts to gain recognition from the Pullman Company as bargaining agent for porters and maids. Indeed, the BSCP commanded attention out of all proportion to the relative importance of the 12,000 service employees at Pullman compared to the total black work force, especially when at one time the union had fewer than 700 members. Thus, this is not a book about the sleeping car porters as such, but a book about their union that focuses upon leadership. The charismatic A. Philip Randolph, articulating the porters' grievances and working in close relationship with his lieutenants (who organized the porters while he appealed for support among the public), was the central figure in the BSCP. Through effective use of propaganda, Randolph transformed the weak Brotherhood into a major movement for advancement of black people. But the study also shows how heavily Randolph relied upon his associates, individuals who by and large have remained in obscurity, but without whom the BSCP could not have succeeded. In this sense, a subsidiary theme is the limits of charismatic leadership" -- Preface, first edition p. xiii
A. Philip Randolph : for jobs & freedom( Visual )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of A. Philip Randolph, African American labor leader, journalist, and civil rights activist. Randolph won the first national labor agreement for a black union, The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. His threat of a protest march on Washington forced President Roosevelt to ban segregation in the federal government and defense industries at the onset of WWII and later, he forced President Truman to integrate the military. Finally, with the 1963 March on Washington, Randolph succeeded in placing civil rights at the forefront of the nation's legislative agenda as he passed the torch to Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes music of the labor and civil rights movements
Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters by Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters( Book )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the microfilm edition of Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters by Blair Hydrick( Book )

in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters by Blair Hydrick( Book )

9 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters by Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters( )

1 edition published in 1925 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, Series A, Parts 1-3 on Microfilm( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by Texas Southern University( )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Records cover the administrations of presidents R. OHara Lanier (1945-1955), Samuel M. Nabrit (1955-1966), Joseph R. Pierce (1966-1967), Granville M. Sawyer (1968-1979), Everett O. Bell (1979-1980), Leonard H.O. Spearman (1980-1986), an interim president (1986-1988), William Harris (1988-1993), and Joann Horton (1993-1995). Materials include: office and correspondence files; agendas; minutes; faculty meeting minutes; presidents reports; budgets, proposals, reports, audits, internal audits, state auditor reports, fund-raising reports and other financial records; news clippings pertaining to university presidents and Dr. Hadley Hartshorn; press reports; publications; issues of Regents Reports, a publication of the Office of the President; news briefings and publications; self-study reports; speeches by Dr. Harris, Dr. Spearman, Dr. Horton, and G.M. Sawyer; letters from students; and writings
Vision and values : a progress report on Alabama State University by William Hamilton Harris( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Records of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters by Martin Paul Schipper( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The harder we run : Black workers since the Civil War
Alternative Names
Hamilton Harris, William

Harris, William H.

Harris, William Hamilton 1944-

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