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Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists, April 1943.

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Title
Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists, April 1943.
Additional title: [Photograph of an African American railroad worker.]
Names
United States. Office of War Information (Sponsor)
Collection

Occupations

War industry

War industry workers [men]

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1943
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Topics
African American men
War work
Defense industry
Railroad employees
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Original negative #: D-9940; Caption on back: "Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists. (April 1943)"
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 1 photographic print: gelatin silver, 10 x 8 in.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 3267c570-c6d1-012f-fb6c-58d385a7bc34
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  • 1943: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists, April 1943." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists, April 1943." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 6, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1943). Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists, April 1943. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fa6c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Negroes are filling increasing numbers of skilled and semi-skilled railroad jobs, but unwillingness to employ Negroes in many types of railroad jobs persists, April 1943.