Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

C.L. Dellums: International President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and civil rights leader

Interviewee(s):
Dellums, C. L.
Interviewer(s):
Henderson, Joyce
Title:
C.L. Dellums: International President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and civil rights leader
Abstract:
Ship steward and Pullman car porter; the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters: A. Philip Randolph and other leaders, the Brotherhood and the AFL; Alameda County labor; working for low cost housing in Oakland; National Youth Administration; East Bay Draft Board, WWII; the Northern California NAACP; struggle for a Fair Employment Practices Commission; the 1934 San Francisco waterfront strike.
Subject area(s):
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Politics, Law, and Policy
Interview date(s):
1970 1971
Project:
Commerce, Industry, and Labor - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11234307
Rights:
Dellums, C. L. "C.L. Dellums: International President of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters and civil rights leader." Interview by joyce Henderson in 1970 and 1971. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1973.