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Fair Employment Practices Commission Files 1942
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0001. Fair Employment Practices Commission (May-June 15, 1942). 168 pages. (1)
Major Topics: Complaints regarding discrimination in the national defense program and in federal government departments and agencies; elimination of practice of introducing discriminatory specifications into employer orders; United states government policy and instructions to ensure full utilization of labor supply; minutes of Fair Employment Practices Commission meetings; Fair Employment Practices Commission hearings on Negro discrimination in the South; memorandum to Fair Employment Practices Commission submitted by representatives of the Southern Negro Youth Congress; Fair Employment Practices Commission budget estimates.

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0169. Fair Employment Practices Commission (June 16-30, 1942). 149 pages. (2)
Major Topics: Summary and findings of Fair Employment Practices Commission hearings on Negro discrimination cases in the South; minutes and report of the Negro National Defense Committee; complaints regarding discrimination in the national defense program and in federal government departments and agencies; United States Employment Service discontinuance of separate employment offices for whites and Negroes; Titeflex Metal Hose Company case; defense training courses for Negroes.

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0318. Fair Employment Practices Commission (July 1942). 237 pages. (3)
Major Topics: Minutes of Fair Employment Practices Commission meetings; United States Employment Service discrimination policy; occupational deferment under the Selective Service System; list of government-owned, privately operated ordnance plants; complaints regarding discrimination in the national defense program and in federal government departments and agencies; list of Fair Employment Practices Commission members; summary of compliance with Fair Employment Practices Commission findings by firms in the Chicago area; summary and findings of Fair Employment Practices Commission hearings on Negro discrimination cases in the South, Fair Employment Practices Commission clipping digest; proposed congressional act to prohibit employment discrimination; Fair Employment Practices Commission reorganization; employment of Negroes by the United States Civil Service Commission.

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0555. Fair Employment Practices Commission (August 1942). 199 pages. (4)
Major Topics: Emancipation Day celebrations in Canada; Fair Employment Practices Commission relationship with War Manpower Commission; Fair Employment Practices Commission findings in the Titeflex Metal Hose Company case; Fair Employment Practices Commission functions and jurisdictions; report on Hispanics in the war effort; racial discriminations in the South; United States Employment Service discrimination policy; discriminatory practices of railroad companies against Negro labor; report on national defense migration; complaints regarding discrimination in the national defense program and in federal government departments and agencies; progress report of the Bay Area Council Against Discrimination.

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0754. Fair Employment Practices Commission (September 1942). 143 pages. (5)
Major Topics: Discrimination against Negroes by railroad companies and unions; complaints regarding discrimination in the national defense program and in federal government departments and agencies; materials in the National Archives relating to labor and labor problems; seniority of white and colored trainmen; minutes of Fair Employment Practices Commission meeting.

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0897. Fair Employment Practices Commission (October 1942). 183 pages. (6)
Major Topics: Relationship between the Fair Employment Practices Commission and the War Manpower Commission; discrimination against Negroes in the railroad industry; list of labor organizations having constitutional provisions disqualifying Negroes from membership; Fair Employment Practices Commission budget estimates; complaints regarding discrimination in the national defense program and in federal government departments and agencies; minutes of Fair Employment Practices Commission meeting; summary and findings in Fair Employment Practices Commission cases.