Pullman porter


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Noun1.Pullman porter - a railroad employee who assists passengers (especially on sleeping cars)
employee - a worker who is hired to perform a job
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Different Trains uses voices recorded by Reich, including his former childhood nurse and a black Pullman porter from the 1940s, alongside the recollections of three Holocaust survivors.
The musicians in Jess's volume were innovators, virtuosos--Scott Joplin, the King of Ragtime, receives the most attention here, floating through several sections of the book via interviews by one Julius Monroe Trotter, a Pullman porter who questions how a king can die in virtual obscurity.
LOS ANGELES: A man believed to have been the oldest living Pullman porter has died at 106.
The Pullman Porter: An American Journey is a nonfiction picturebook about a group of African-American employees who were ultimately instrumental in the rise of the American civil rights movement.
The Pullman porter gave a quick turn to the Young Man's chair.
Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum (APRPPM) announced they have reestablished the museum's National Advisory Council.
I always wanted to [be like him]--and he'd say, no, no, boy you don't want to do this kind of work, this is the same kind of work your great uncle did--my great uncle Frank was a Pullman Porter, too....
I met Civil Rights activist and wife of a Pullman porter, Rosina Tucker, when she was 104.
"Pullman Porter Blues," a play with music co-produced by D.C.'s Arena Stage and the Seattle Repertory Theater, is an earnest effort to showcase the pivotal role of railroad pioneer George Pullman's storied train service that spanned the 19th and 20th centuries.
Her father was a Pullman porter and waiter who later owned a taxi service and, other than his brief encounter with the Ku Klux Klan, was able to provide a secure childhood for his five daudhters in Kansas City, Missouri.
Seattle Repertory Theatre artistic chief Jerry Manning, who commissioned and is co-producing West's long-simmering new play Pullman Porter Blues for his company, puts it this way: "Cheryl is very alive and aware of the world around her, and she has a response to it.
Rogers' From Superman to Man (FSM) is centered around a conversation between a African American Pullman porter named Dixon and a racist white male southern legislator (in later editions senator from Oklahoma) who debate about the inferiority of African Americans and people of sub-Saharan African descent.