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Executive Order 8802: Prohibition of Discrimination in the Defense Industry (1941)

See President Roosevelt's 1941 Executive Order 8802 banning discriminatory employment practices by Federal agencies, unions and companies engaged in war-related work.

Source: OurDocuments.gov, a cooperative effort of National History Day, The National Archives and Records Administration, and USA Freedom Corps

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=72



 


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