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Author Hudson, Harry

Title Working for Equality : the Narrative of Harry Hudson
Published Athens : University of Georgia Press, 2015


Description 1 online resource (246 pages)
Contents ""Cover""; ""CONTENTS""; ""FOREWORD""; ""PREFACE""; ""EDITORĂ¢â‚¬?S ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""Chapter One""; ""Chapter Two""; ""Chapter Three""; ""Chapter Four""; ""Chapter Five""; ""Chapter Six""; ""Chapter Seven""; ""Chapter Eight""; ""Chapter Nine""; ""Chapter Ten""; ""Chapter Eleven""; ""Chapter Twelve""; ""Chapter Thirteen""; ""Chapter Fourteen""; ""Chapter Fifteen""; ""Chapter Sixteen""; ""Chapter Seventeen""; ""Chapter Eighteen""; ""Chapter Nineteen""; ""Chapter Twenty""; ""Chapter Twenty One""; ""Chapter Twenty Two""; ""Chapter Twenty Three""; ""Chapter Twenty Four""
""EPILOGUE""""NOTES""; ""INDEX""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
Summary "When I went to work for Lockheed-Georgia Company in September of 1952 I had no idea that this would end up being my life's work." With these words, Harry Hudson, the first African American supervisor at Lockheed Aircraft's Georgia facility, begins his account of a thirty-six-year career that spanned the postwar civil rights movement and the Cold War. Hudson was not a civil rights activist, yet he knew he was helping to break down racial barriers that had long confined African Americans to lower-skilled, nonsupervisory jobs. His previously unpublished memoir is an inside account of both the ra
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Hudson, Harry L., 1925-2003.
Hudson, Harry L., 1925-2003
Lockheed-Georgia Company -- Employees -- Biography
Lockheed-Georgia Company
African American supervisors -- Georgia -- Biography
African Americans -- Georgia -- Biography
Discrimination in employment -- Georgia -- History -- 20th century
African Americans -- Georgia -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Civil rights -- United States -- History -- 20th century
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Labor & Industrial Relations.
HISTORY -- United States -- 20th Century.
African American supervisors
African Americans
African Americans -- Social conditions
Civil rights
Discrimination in employment
Race relations
United States -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
Author Patton, Randall L
ISBN 9780820348384