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Transcript Suggests a Possible Tennessee Connection to the Paula Deen Scandal 

"Service by African-American waiters and Pullman porters was an attraction of rail travel, for it allowed white passengers to enjoy the privileges of personal service and attention associated with wealth. These service positions were the highest jobs to which most African Americans could aspire in the American railroad industry."

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