ERIC Number: ED048471
Record Type: RIE
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Black Craftsmen Through History.
This report traces the evolution of the black craftsmen from ancient Egypt to the present. Special attention is given to the restricted use of black craftsmen under slavery, and the added problems they faced after being freed. Business and union discimination is described, along with recent government and private efforts to achieve equal opportunities for blacks. (BH)
Descriptors: African History, Apprenticeships, Black Employment, Black History, Blacks, Craft Workers, Labor Utilization, Racial Discrimination, Skilled Workers, Unions
The Institute of the Joint Apprenticeship Program, Workers Defense League, A. Philip Randolph Educational Fund, 1520 Bushwick Avenue, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11207
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Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Institute of the Joint Apprenticeship Program, Brooklyn, NY.