Group portrait of members attending the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters convention in Washington, D.C.

Group portrait of members attending the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters convention in Washington, D.C.

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, https://floridamemory.com/items/show/18023
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Title

  • Group portrait of members attending the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters convention in Washington, D.C.

Image Number

  • PR76767

Year

  • 195-

Series Title

General Note

  • The membership of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters included the African-American porters and maids who worked on the railway trains.
  • Accompanying note: "Far lf. seated Milton Webster, offside far rt. standing Benjamin McLaurin. Last row standing 6th from left, A. Philip Randolph, far rt. standing, Julius & Eliza Rosier Glass."
  • "Randolph, Benjamin McLaurin, Julius and Eliza Rosier Glass were native of Jacksonville. [Julius was a fireman on the Florida East Coast Line]. Picture probably taken after banquet."

Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

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