The Negro at Work During the World War and During Reconstruction; Statistics, Problems, and Policies Relating to the Greater Inclusion of Negro Wage Earners in American Industry and Agriculture
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...to the efficient women workers in the matter of wages. These conferences were had and, in many instances, the problem was much relieved. The program of work of Negro workers' advisory committees varied to some extent in accordance with the peculiar conditions of each State. The program of work which was outlined for Mississippi is given below as snowing the most stable means of accomplishing the objects of the work in this State. SUGGESTIONS TO INDIVIDUAL MEMBERS OF THE NEGRO WORKERS' ADVISORY COMMITTEES FOR FIRST STEPS IN LOCAL ORGANIZATION. 1. Calling together colored representatives.---It will probably be well to call together four or five most responsible colored citizens (at least one of them should be a woman) in your county, town, or city and go over with them in detail, the plans and purpose of the State Negro workers' advisory committee. In calling together these persons all possible factionalism should be avoided. The men and women called together should be the leaders of various organizations and the various occupations of the community. 2. Get in touch with white employers.--The Federal Director of the United States Employment Service of your State, or the Supervisor of Negro Economics will give you, if you write him, the names of some white citizens of your community whom these officials depend upon for local matters. You also know some of the most responsible and trusted white employers of your locality. It will be well to go to them for information and advice about cooperation of white people in your efforts on labor questions a t8feeting the colored people. In case you do not know the name and address of the State official, write for the information to the chairman of your State. Negro workers' advisory committee or to Dr....
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