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Rising From The Rails: The Story Of The Pullman Porter


"Rising From The Rails: The Story of the Pullman Porter" This Dvd is based on the best-selling book by Larry Tye. This high-definition documentary chronicles the relatively unheralded Pullman Porters, generations of African American men who served as caretakers to wealthy white passengers on luxury trains that traversed the nation in the golden age of rail travel. Special Features: - Behind-the-Scenes Featurette - Rare Pullman Company Training Filmstrips with Sound - Pullman Car Slideshow - Archival Railroad Films

Approximately 47 minutes

SKU: 6433