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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, General Research and Reference Division

Miles V. Lynk, The Negro Pictorial Review: A Visual Narrative of the Negro's Glorious Part in the World's Greatest War (Memphis, Tenn.: Twentieth Century Art Co., 1919)

Industrial Workers in Virginia

African-American southerners were often more likely to have been trained as skilled workers than black people in the North. However, because of union restrictions and discrimination, they did not always find jobs in their specialty and had to accept unskilled work.

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Title: Champion riveter of the world.
Source: The Negro pictorial review; a visual narrative of the Negro's glorious part in the world's greatest war. Of the Great War, by M. V. Lynk.
Name: Lynk, Miles V. (Miles Vandahurst) (1871-) - Author
Published: [1919]
Location: General Research and Reference Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: African Americans -- Employment
African Americans -- Virginia
World War, 1914-1918
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