OFFICE OF DEFENSE TRANSPORTATION [ODT],
RECORD GROUP 219
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Coordinated and directed the utilization of domestic transportation facilities during World War II. Alleviated postwar freight car shortages, operated seized transportation properties, and handled unsettled claims.

Appeal for Bus

Appeal for Bus

March 1945

During World War II, many items including gasoline and tires were strictly rationed. The Capital Club baseball club submitted...

Tags: Baseball | Georgia | North Carolina
Dining Car Discrimination

Dining Car Discrimination

May 1942

Complaints detailing discrimination in dining cars on the southbound L&N train led to the involvement of Thurgood Marshall, then Chief Counsel...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia | Louisiana | Railroads