Industries Employing Colored Men

Title

Industries Employing Colored Men

Subject

A list of companies hiring African-American men for skilled, semi-skilled and unskilled labor. The companies listed are: Henry Disston & Son, Fels & Co., Westinghouse Electric Co., Exide Storage Battery Co., Bethlehem Steel Works, Wilson-Matin Co., Wm. Cramps & Son, Ford Motor Co., Lukens Steel Works, Atlantic Refining Co., Midvale Steel Co., P.R.T., P&R.R., Baldwin Locomotive Works, United Gas Imp., PA. R.R., Bell Telephone Co, Franklin Sugar Refining, Dupont Co., Barret Co., and American Ice & Coal Co.

Description

A list of businesses hiring African American men. The list includes the companies, and the number of wanted by skill level.

Source

Special Collections Research Center, Temple University Libraries

Publisher

WCU, HIS601/HON452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

1923

Contributor

Ben Spohn

Rights

Courtesy of Temple University Libraries

Format

JPG

Type

Text

Original Format

Document

Files

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Citation

“Industries Employing Colored Men,” Goin' North, accessed December 9, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/35.