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Author Minchin, Timothy J.

Title Hiring the black worker : the racial integration of the Southern textile industry, 1960-1980 / Timothy J. Minchin.

Publication Info. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, [1999]
1999

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 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  HD4903.3.T42 U66 1999    AVAILABLE
Description xii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-329) and index.
Contents There were no Blacks running the machines: Black employment in the southern textile industry before 1964 -- The government brought about the real change: causes of the racial integration of the southern textile industry, 1964-1980 -- For quite obvious reasons, we do not want to fill these mills up with Negroes: the attitudes of textile executives to Black employment -- I felt myself as a pioneer: the experiences of the first Black production workers -- The only ones that got a promotion was a White man: the discriminatory treatment of Black men in the textile industry, 1964-1980 --Getting out of the White man's kitchen: African American women and the racial integration of the southern textile industry -- Community activism and litigation: the role of civil rights organizations in racial integration of the southern textile industry -- A mixed blessing: the role of labor unions in the racial integration of the southern textile industry.
Subject Discrimination in employment -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Textile workers -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
Race discrimination -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
African American labor union members -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century.
ISBN 0807824704 cloth alkaline paper
0807847712 paperback alkaline paper

 
    
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