`Like Banquo's ghost, it will not down': The race question and the American Railroad Brotherhoods

Arnesen, Eric
December 1994
American Historical Review;Dec94, Vol. 99 Issue 5, p1601
Academic Journal
Discusses the practices by which white members of the brotherhoods of locomotive firemen and brakeman excluded African Americas from their unions and sought to drive them out of the craft altogether. Competition from black workers; Political issues; Discriminatory contracts; Content, sources and function of white workers' racial prejudices.


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