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1937

A. Phillip Randolph

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
1. 1937 Marker
Inscription. Pullman porters make the trip comfortable for long distance train travelers. Randolph organizes the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters in 1925 and wins its first major contract with the Pullman Company in 1937.
 
Erected by United States Department of Transportation.
 
Location. 38° 52.586′ N, 77° 0.207′ W. Marker is in Southeast Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is on M Street Southeast. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20003, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 1932 (here, next to this marker); 1925 (a few steps from this marker); 1927 (a few steps from this marker); Ship's Propeller, Airplane Propeller, Truck Wheel (a few steps from this marker); Water, Water Everywhere (a few steps from this marker); 1926 (a few steps from this marker); Taxiway Guidance Sign, Crossing Gate and Flashing Light Signal, Channel Marking Buoy (within shouting distance of this marker); 1922 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Southeast Washington.
 
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1937 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 15, 2018
2. 1937 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Last updated on January 18, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 15, 2018, by Devry Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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