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Press Release

This press release describes a walk-out by white workers because of a surprise integration of black welders at the Alabama Dry Dock and Ship Building Plant in Mobile, Alabama. The walk-out erupted into a race riot.

Press Release

Subject

Race relations

Creator

Records of the War Manpower Commission, Record Group 211

Source

Speeches by Members of Regional Office Staff, 1943-1945

Date

May 27, 1943

Rights

National Archives at Atlanta

Format

Textual Document

Identifier

National Archives Identifier 281518

Coverage

Mobile (Ala.)

Original Format

Paper
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