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Title Oral history interview with Geraldine Bledsoe, 1970.

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Description Transcript: 10 leaves ; 29 cm.
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Summary From 1968-1970, Herbert Hill, Roberta McBride and Norman McRae conducted oral history interviews with 32 Afro-Americans who played a role in trade-unionism in the United States. Major subjects covered were: Afro-American employment, civil rights organizations, trade-unions and organizing, UAW black caucus, discrimination, race relations, segregation, strikes and lockouts, and wages.
Cite As: Geraldine Bledsoe oral history interview, Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.
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Subject Hill, Charles A.
Edwards, George C. (George Clifton), 1914-
Bledsoe, Geraldine.
Detroit (Mich.). Common Council.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
National Negro Congress (U.S.)
Ford Motor Company.
Archival resources -- Michigan.
Automobile industry workers -- Michigan.
Automobile industry and trade -- Michigan.
Discrimination in employment.
Interviews -- Michigan.
Minorities -- Michigan.
United States -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Racism -- Michigan -- History -- 20th century.
Labor unions -- Michigan -- Interviews.
Skilled labor.
African American automobile industry workers.
Demonstrations -- Michigan -- Detroit.
African American labor union members.
Labor unions -- Organizing -- Michigan.
Communism -- United States.
Wages -- Automobile industry workers -- United States.
Working class.
Michigan -- Race relations.
Detroit (Mich.) -- Archival resources.
Added Author Bledsoe, Geraldine, interviewee.
McRae, Norman, 1925- interviewer.
Wayne State University. Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs.
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