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Lives on the Railroad:
Salisbury, North Carolina, 1927

Brown, Charlotte Hawkins. The Correct Thing to Do—to Say—to Wear. Boston: Christopher, 1941.

Bryant, Keith L., ed. Railroads in the Age of Regulation, 1900-1980. New York: Facts on File, 1988.

Davis, Colin J. Power at Odds: The 1922 National Railroad Shopmen’s Strike. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1997.

Gilmore, Glenda. Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina 1896-1920. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century. New York: Basic Books, 1994.

Higgenbotham, Evelyn Brooks. Righteous Discontent: The Women’s Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1993.

Martin, Albro. Railroads Triumphant: The Growth, Rejection, and Rebirth of a Vital American Force. New York: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Saunders, Richard, Jr. Merging Lines: American Railroads, 1900-1970. De Kalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2001.

Stover, John F. American Railroads. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1961.

Wadelington, Charles W., and Richard F. Knapp. Charlotte Hawkins Brown and Palmer Memorial Institute: What One Young African American Woman Could Do. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1999.

Welke, Barbara Young. Recasting American Liberty: Gender, Race, Law, and the Railroad Revolution, 1865-1920. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

Withuhn, William L., ed. Rails across America: A History of Railroads in North America. New York: Smithmark, 1993.



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