The making of Black Detroit in the age of Henry Ford /

In the 1920s, Henry Ford hired thousands of African American men for his open-shop system of auto manufacturing. This move was a rejection of the notion that better jobs were for white men only. This book explains how black Detroiters, newly arrived from the South, seized the economic opportunities...

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Main Author: Bates, Beth Tompkins.
Format: Book Electronic
Published: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2012.
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