Oral history interview with Benjamin F. McLaurin, 1960

 

Name
McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1906-1989 (Interviewee)
Ingersoll, William T (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Benjamin F. McLaurin, 1960
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Benjamin F. McLaurin, 1960
Abstract
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
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Labor unions--Officials and employees; African Americans--Employment; Labor laws and legislation; United States Race relations; Southern States Economic conditions; McLaurin, Benjamin F., 1906-1989; Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; American Labor Party of the State of New York; National Urban League; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1960
Physical Description
353 pages
Note (Biographical)
Labor organizer
Note
Interviewed by William T. Ingersoll
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
11612461
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-yr2r-4z51
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.