African American railroad employees
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Photo album, likely belonging to Ida Mae Murphy, Janabelle Taylor's mother, features predominately wealthy black families in St. Paul, MN. Various photographers created the photographs within the album.
To note, Irvine Park in St. Paul, where a number of historic homes are located, is featured within these photographs.There are also pictures of Queen K. Johnson and Ida Mae's father, J.B. Johnson, at work as a railroad car chef, alongside white railroad workers.