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Published by Los Angeles Council, National Negro Congress in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States.,
  • United States

Subjects:

  • African Americans -- Employment.,
  • Discrimination in employment -- United States.,
  • Defense industries -- United States -- Employees.,
  • Defense industries -- United States -- Personnel management.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Source: Purchase, Mar. 26, 1990.

ContributionsNational Negro Congress (U.S.). Los Angeles Council.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD8081.A65 J56 1945
The Physical Object
Pagination27 p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1953943M
LC Control Number90181427

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