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The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (and Maids)
  • Meredith Stern, artist
    born 1976
    born: Quakertown, Pennsylvania, United States ; active: United States
    Josh MacPhee, organizer
    born 1973
    Stumptown Printers, printer
    established 1999
  • The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters (and Maids), 2004
  • Celebrate People's History Poster Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • color offset lithograph
  • Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 414 x 279 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 16 5/16 x 11 in
  • Museum purchase: Elmer F. Pierson Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2016.0124.025

Illustration of a union formation in the style of a graphic novel, executed in blue and black with descriptive text interspersed throughout the composition. Text refers to the labor organizations led by African Americans which sought civil and economic rights for men and women.