WorldCat Identities

McLaurin, Benjamin F. 1906-1989

Overview
Works: 16 works in 20 publications in 1 language and 41 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Interviewee
Classifications: HD6515.R36,
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Most widely held works by Benjamin F McLaurin
The reminiscences of Benjamin F. McLaurin by Benjamin F McLaurin( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Labor organizer. Topics include: Childhood and education, Florida; Edward Water College; labor school at University of Wisconsin, Brookwood Labor College; Pullman Company, organization of Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; Railway Labor Act amendment; A. Philip Randolph; salaries, tips, and pensions; Fair Employment Practices Committee, American Negro Labor Council; life in Harlem; International Ladies Auxiliary; company unions, AFL-CIO relationships; American Labor Party; Morris Hillquit; Urban League, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; organizing in the South; March on Washington, 1941
[An Interview with Benjamin McLaurin]( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York Times oral history( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reminiscences : Oral History Research Office, Columbia University, 1962 by Benjamin F McLaurin( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters' meetings by Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters' Meetings consists of approximately 200 taped hours of Brotherhood meetings and anniversary conventions featuring speeches by President A. Philip Randolph, First International Vice-President M.P. Webster, international field organizer Ben McLaurin, and numerous other key figures related to the Brotherhood. Meetings document grievances and claims sessions, legal rights discussions, committee reports and updates, speeches about porters' working conditions, arbitrations with the Pullman Company, the Brotherhood's involvement in the Montgomery Bus Boycott, membership in the AFL and other unions, its support of the NAACP, and political and civil rights causes. Recordings document the determination and struggles of the organization and its fight for equality and justice inside and outside the workplace. Participants also included Ashley Totten, C.L. Dellums, T.D. McNeal, Thomas Patterson, Joseph L. Rauh, Rosina C. Tucker and Helena Wilson
 
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Alternative Names
McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1905-

Languages
English (20)