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Labor Department - Hinrichs, A.F. -
Correspondence regarding the Labor Department's public policy concerning state conferences on Black employment problems; Memorandum to Lawrence A. Oxley, April 15, 1935, requesting a study of the decline in Black labor union membership during the depression. Author suggests the reason involves unemployment; Memorandum to A.F. Hinrichs, March 4, 1935, re National and International labor unions in the Construction Industry, affiliated and unaffiliated with the AFL in which discrimination against Blacks is traditional or provided for in the union constitution; Memorandum to A.F. Hinrichs, January 30, 1935, noting theories on depressed wages in the south for both Black and white employees, including bibliography; Conference notes re detailed position description of Lawrence Oxley's position of Chief, Division of Black Labor in the Labor Department; Memorandum to A.F. Hinrichs, October 3, 1934 listing Black government officials and national organizations concerned with educational, economic, professional, political and general advancement of Blacks. Suggested bibliography on the Black in industry; Memorandum to A.F. Hinrichs re statistics on the distribution of Black miners by counties in West Virginia, in 1930