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Negro in the longshore industry

Lester Rubin

Negro in the longshore industry

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Published by Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania : distributed by University of Pennsylvania Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • African Americans -- Employment.,
    • Stevedores -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementby Lester Rubin, with the assistance of William S. Swift.
      SeriesThe Racial policies of American industry ;, report no. 29
      ContributionsSwift, William S., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE185.5 .R3 no. 29, E185.8 .R3 no. 29
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 164 p. ;
      Number of Pages164
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5069153M
      ISBN 10081229081X
      LC Control Number74077560

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