Segregation at Hog Island Dead

Title

Segregation at Hog Island Dead

Subject

Hog Island Ship-Yard Segregation

Description

This Philadelphia Tribune article, written by C. E. Wells, documents the end to segregation at the Hog Island Ship-Yard. The article discusses the long time struggle of the Philadelphia N.A.A.C.P. to end segregation at the government run shipbuilding yard. The article represents a momentous occasion in Philadelphia's history, as the walls of segregation slowly started to crumble at the hands of African American activists such as Isadore Martin.

Creator

C. E. Wells

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

April 13, 1918

Contributor

John Hashagen, Dan Harlow

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

JPG

Type

text

Original Format

Newspaper Article

Files

Hog Island Seg.jpg


Citation

C. E. Wells, “Segregation at Hog Island Dead,” Goin' North, accessed September 25, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/148.