BROWSE ITEMS TAGGED "RACE RELATIONS"
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Newspaper Editorial

Newspaper Editorial

1943

This editorial in a Mobile, Alabama newspaper documents the race riot at the Alabama Dry Dock and Ship Building Plant in May 1943...

Tags: Alabama | Race Relations | World War II
Letter Concerning Race Relations Institute

Conference on Race Relations

February 21, 1945

This letter, dated February 21, 1945, concerns an upcoming interracial institute on race relations to be held in March...

Tags: Georgia | Race Relations | Tennessee | World War II
Letter Describing Discrimination of Textile Workers

Textile Workers discrimination

November 24, 1944

This letter is addressed to Dr. Witherspoon Dodge, regional director of the FEPC in Atlanta. It describes differences in pay...

Tags: Georgia | North Carolina | Race Relations | World War II
	Discrimination Complaint

Discrimination Complaint

1943-1945

Formed out of Executive Order 8802, which promised federal support for equal opportunity in the workforce...

Tags: African Americans | Race Relations | Tennessee | World War II
Dry Dock Welders

Dry Dock Welders

May 1943

Following complaints of unequal hiring practices, the Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company employed black welders to work the third shift...

Tags: African Americans | Alabama | Race Relations | World War II