National Archives at Atlanta

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A. Philip Randolph to Visit Macon, Georgia

A. Philip Randolph Visit

May 10, 1945

This letter announces that A. Philip Randolph, director of the March on Washington Movement, will speak in Macon, Georgia...

Tags: African Americans | Georgia | World War II
Expand Railroad Depot

Segregated Train Depot

May 6, 1943

This letter is a request from the Louisville and Nashville Railroad to expand Montgomery Depot because of the increased presence

Tags: African Americans | Alabama | Railroads | World War II
Segregation in the Textile Industry

Segregation in textile Mills


This is a transcript of a South Carolina law mandating segregation in textile mills...

Tags: African Americans | Labor | South Carolina | World War II
Sailors and WAVES at Atlanta NAS

Sailors and waves

ca. 1944

The Atlanta Naval Air Station trained pilots during World War II, and it was also the home of a detachment of Women Accepted

Tags: Georgia | Sailors | Women | World War II
Sinking Ship After Sub Attack

German Sub Attack

ca. April 1942

Captain Thomas H. Newman (aka "Captain Tom"), who was investigated by Naval Intelligence, led profitable recovery operations...

Tags: Florida | Investigations | Ships | Submarine Combat | World War II
Report of Submarine Attack

Report of Sub Attack

May 25, 1942

A German submarine sunk the SS Lammot Duponton the afternoon of April 23, 1942 500 miles southeast of Bermuda...

Tags: Florida | Foreign Countries | Submarine Combat | World War II
Beach Paravane

Beached Paravane

ca. April 1942

After initial reports declared the recovery of an enemy torpedo, the Navy realized that the object was just a paravane...

Tags: Florida | Submarine Combat | World War II
Report of Sub Attack

Report of SuNKEN SHIP

June 12, 1942

After a German submarine sunk a ship, the District Intelligence Office authored a report detailing the incident. This is the report...

Tags: Florida | Intelligence Service | Ships | Submarine Combat |
World War II
Recovery Operations for Ship

Recovery Operations

ca. May 1942

The SS Republic was torpedoed off of Hobe Sound, Florida in March 1942. Captain Thomas H. Newman, who would later...

Tags: Florida | Investigations | Ships | World War II
House Raid

House Raid

June 1, 1942

In the early morning of May 17, 1942, law enforcement and Navy officials raided the apartment of Harold C. Clark, owner of the beachfront hotel...

Tags: Florida | Intelligence Service | World War II