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Title Work

Title No: 4850

Title: Black men and iron horses

Medium: Moving Image

Original Medium: Film

Date: 1969 (Release)

Original Summary:
"Describes the contributions of Negro inventors to the development of the railway transportation system in the United States.  Discusses racial discrimination by railroads and labor practices involving Negroes.  From The Filling the Gaps in Black History series."--Audiovisual Materials Catalog 2002-2007 by Audiovisual Services of St. Louis Public Schools.

"Describes the contributions of black inventors whose creative genius made the railroads safer and more efficient. Discusses racial discrimination by railroads, and labor practices involving negroes."--WorldCat.

Countries of Origin: U.S.A.

Duration: 18 min 

Genres: Educational

Subjects: Discrimination in employment; Railroads--United States; African Americans--Employment; Labor policy

DirectorBuckley, William F.
ProducerBuckley, William F.
Presenter (Film)New York Times Company
MusicPringle, Val
NarratorPringle, Val
Source of MaterialSt. Louis Public Schools (Saint Louis, Mo.)
IllustratorSugarman, Tracy
WriterSugarman, Tracy

Items x1

4850-1Safety Film : Viewing print 

Contained By x1

Title NoTitle
4819St. Louis Public Schools educational film library