Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration on Microfilm

Collection Number: 5750 mf

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration on Microfilm, 1916-1925
Collection Number:
5750 mf
Creator:
University Publications of America
Quantity:
25 microfilm reels
Forms of Material:
Records, microfilm.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
"Records relate to agricultural labor, industrial work, unionism, housing, race relations, returning veterans and their search for employment and the process of migration from the South to the North." (from Introduction by James R. Gross, editor). Reels 10-11 contain the records of the U.S. Railroad Administration's Women's Service Section. Reels 16-19 of this collection include records from the U.S. Women's Bureau concerning black women.
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

"Records relate to agricultural labor, industrial work, unionism, housing, race relations, returning veterans and their search for employment and the process of migration from the South to the North." (from Introduction by James R. Gross, editor). Reels 10-11 contain the records of the U.S. Railroad Administration's Women's Service Section. Reels 16-19 of this collection include records from the U.S. Women's Bureau concerning black women.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Grossman, James R.
University Publications of America

Subjects:
African Americans--Employment--History--20th century.
African Americans--Economic conditions--History--20th century.
Discrimination in employment- -History--20th century.
Afro-Americans. Southern States. Migrations.
Trade-unions. United States. Afro-American membership.

Geographic Subjects:
United States. Race relations.

Form and Genre Terms:
Records
Microfilm.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
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Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Black Workers in the Era of the Great Migration on Microfilm #5750 mf. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

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CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
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