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E185.61.N246 N38x 1982

Papers of the NAACP. Subject files on labor conditions and employment discrimination, 1940-1955, papers of the NAACP pt. 13, ser. A.   

University Publications of America



Subject Category:

Ethnic Studies, History US, Labor, Law & Legal History

Collection Dates:

01/01/1940 - 12/31/1955


UNLV Microforms


This 21 reel collection focuses primarily on the Ser. A case files that relate to the discriminatory practices in the workforce. Also addressed is NAACP's legislative and legal redress campaigns in behalf of equal employment opportunity as well as on the development of overall NAACP strategy on employment discrimination and on relations with organized labor. This series documents the movement of black workers into the urban-industrial centers: i.e. Alabama, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Texas, and California. Materials on blacks in the organized labor movement, especially the newer, interracial Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) unions is featured. Series B compliments and provides fuller documentation on the relationships between the NAACP and trade unions. pt. 1. Meetings of the Board of Directors, records of annual conferences, major speeches, and special reports, 1909-1950 / editorial adviser, August Meier ; edited by Mark Fox -- pt. 2. Personal correspondence of selected NAACP officials, 1919-1939 / editorial adviser, August Meier ; edited by Randolph Boehm -- pt. 3. ser. A & B. The campaign for educational equality, 1913-1950 -- pt. 4. The voting rights campaign, 1916-1950 -- pt. 5. The campaign against residential segregation, 1914-1955 -- pt. 6. The Scottsboro case, 1931-1950 -- pt. 7. ser. A & B. The Anti-Lynching campaign, 1912-1955 -- pt. 8. ser. A & B. Discrimination in the criminal justice system -- pt. 9. Discrimination in the U.S. Armed Forces, 1918-1955 -- pt. 10. Peonage, labor, and the New Deal, 1913-1939 -- pt. 11. Special subject files, 1912-1939 - pt. 12. Selected branch files, 1913-1939 -- pt. 13. Ser. A-C. The NAACP and labor, 1940-1955.

Finding Aids:

All records for this collection are accessible through the library catalog. Records can be searched by keyword, title, author, and subject. Papers of the NAACP, Part 13, Series A: Subject Files on Labor Conditions and Employment Discrimination 1940 - 1955 (MICRO E185.61.N246 N38x 1982 Pt. 13 Ser. A Guide). Besides a reel index, the guide also includes a subject index.

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