The Papers of Clarence Mitchell Jr.

and of the NAACP Washington Bureau 1942 - 1978

 

 

Synopses

Lion in the Lobby
Volumes I&II
Volume III
Volume IV
Volume V


Tables of Contents

Volumes I&II
Volume III
Volume IV
Volume V
 

Documents

Sample Documents I
Sample Documents II
Sample Documents III
Sample Docs III Cont..

Sample Documents IV

Sample Documents V

 
Background

Mitchell A Profile
Project Scope
Mitchell's Reports


 


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Tables of Contents
Volumes I&II

List of Illustrations
Foreward
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction: The FEPC Years
Editorial Method and Abbreviations
FEPC Chronology
FEPC Personnel List
Head Notes

               Jurisdictional Issues
              Relationships with Federal Agencies
               Post Office Department
               Creedal Discrimination
               National Origin, Alienage and Loyalty
               Race, Creed and National Origin on Employment Application Forms,
               Japanese Americans
               Mexican-Americans
               The Mining Industry
               The Oil Industry
               The Aircraft Industry
               The Shipbuilding Industry/Boilermakers Union
               The Steel Industry
               Street and Local Railways
               The Telephone Industry
               Major Cases in St. Louis
               The FEPC and Unions
               Strikes and Work Stoppages         

DOCUMENTS
Prologue: The Home Town’s Race Problem

1942

Memoranda of Clarence M. Mitchell Jr. as Field Assistant and Assistant Chief
under Robert C. Weaver, Chief of the Negro Employment and Training Division,
Office of Production Management and War Production Board

January 23, 1942, Memorandum on COFEP Complaint against the International Telephone and Radio Manufacturing Corporation and the Federal Telegraph Company, East Newark, N.J.
January 27, 1942, Memorandum on Westinghouse Employment Situation
February 2, 1942, Memorandum on COFEP Request from Mr. Eugene Davidson
April 23, 1942, Memorandum on the Brecon Bagloading Plant, Flora, Mississippi
Memoranda of Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr., as Principal Fair Practice Examiner, Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC)ca.
October 10, 1942, Memorandum on Portland, Oregon Shipyards
November 28, 1942, Memorandum on Suspension of War Training for Negroes in Alabama
December 4, 1942, Memorandum on Wage Rate for Harvesting Sugar Cane in Florida and Louisiana
December 14, 1942, Memorandum on U.S. Postal System
December 17, 1942, Memorandum on Proposed Directive to Mr. F. G. Seulberger, Chairman Department of Industrial Relations, Northwestern University
December 23, 1942, Memorandum on Tennessee Valley Authority Employment Practices
December 28, 1942, Memorandum on Railroad Complaints
December 28, 1942, Memorandum on Complaints against the Chesapeake and Potomac Company in Baltimore, Maryland.

1943

January 11, 1943, Memorandum on Firms with Fair Employment Practices
January 11, 1943, Memorandum on Aircraft Training in Atlanta, Georgia
January 18, 1943, Memorandum on Request for Information from Mr. Kasper, Editor of the Employment Security Review
January 18, 1943, Memorandum on Telephone Conversation with Cy W. Record
January 19, 1943, Memorandum on Stabilization Agreements
January 25, 1943, Memorandum on National Defense Research Committee
February 5, 1943, Memorandum on Telephone Call from Mr. Cy Record in Atlanta, Georgia
February 24, 1943, Memorandum on Savannah Shipyards
March 3, 1943, Memorandum on Employment of Negroes in Savannah, Georgia
March 5, 1943, Memorandum on Susceptibility of Negroes to Industrial Diseases
March 10, 1943, Memorandum on [Section 35(A) of United States Criminal Code]
March 13, 1943, Memorandum on Additional Members of the President’s Committee on Fair Employment Practice
March 16, 1943, Letter to Lee Seitzer on Discriminatory Practices of Shipyards
March 23, 1943, Memorandum on Visit to New Britain Machine Company, New Britain, Connecticut, March 18, 1943
March 24, 1943, Memorandum on Declaration of Citizenship
March 29, 1943, Memorandum on Conversation with Cy W. Record.
[March 1943], Memorandum on Material to be Submitted for the War Manpower Commission Report
April 5, 1943, Memorandum on Staff Meeting of March 29, 1943
April 13, 1943, Memorandum on Labor Stabilization Plans
April 16, 1943, Memorandum on Defense Training in States with Separate Schools
April 17, 1943, Memorandum on Civil Service Regulations on Japanese Employment
April 26, 1943, Memorandum on Agreement on Importation of Bahamian Workers
April 28, 1943, Memorandum on Staff Meeting of April 12, 1943
May 1, 1943, Memorandum on Compliance and Analysis Report on Six New England Companies
May 4, 1943, Memorandum on Stabilization Agreements
May 6, 1943, Memorandum on Staff Meeting of April 26, 1943
May 8, 1943, Memorandum on Employment of Negroes in Street Railways
May 10, 1943, Memorandum on Staff Meeting of May 3, 1943
June 1, 1943, Memorandum on Conditions at the Alabama Shipbuilding and Drydock Company as of May 31, 1943
June 28, 1943, Memorandum on Executive Order 8802 as It Affects Bahamian Labor
June 28, 1943, Memorandum on Long Distance Call to Lewis W. Clymer, Region IX ca. July 1943, Memorandum on Supplementary Training at the Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company
July 5, 1943, Memorandum on Conference regarding Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone Company
July 5, 1943, Memorandum on Complaint of Mrs. Laurence Walker, Milton, Pennsylvania, against the Philco Radio Corporation, Watsontown, Pennsylvania

Reports and Headquarters Memoranda of Clarence M. Mitchell Jr.
as Associate Director of Field Operations, FEPC

July 12, 1943, Memorandum on Conference with the War Department Representatives, July 12,1943
July 16, 1943, Memorandum on Strike at American Steel Foundry Plant, East Chicago, Indiana
July 19, 1943, Memorandum on Employment Conditions Affecting Negroes in West Virginia ca.
July 24, 1943, Memorandum on Sample of Cases Handled Successfully by the President’s Committee on Fair Employment Practice
July 24, 1943, Memorandum on Sample of Cases Handled Successfully by the President’s Committee on Fair Employment Practice [Revised Version]
July 28, 1943, Memorandum on Proposed Field Trip to Cincinnati during the Month of August for Ernest G. Trimble
August 5, 1943, Memorandum on Relationship between Western Electric Company and American Telephone and Telegraph
August 7, 1943, Memorandum on Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company
August 9, 1943, Memorandum on Conference Concerning Employment of Negroes as Telephone Operators in Baltimore, Maryland
August 16, 1943, Memorandum on Complaint of Point Breeze Employees Association.
August 23, 1943, Memorandum on Complaints of Sabbatarians
August 26, 1943, Memorandum on Complaint of the Point Breeze Employees’ Association Against the Western Electric Company, Baltimore, Maryland
September 1, 1943, Memorandum on Complaint of Miss Estelle L. Lingham vs. the Civil Service Commission.
September 4, 1943, Memorandum on War Production Board Report on Jones and Laughlin Steel Plant, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
September 9, 1943, Memorandum on Jones and Laughlin Steel Plant, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
September 13, 1943, Memorandum on Conference with Admiral C. W. Fisher, Chief of Shore Establishment, Navy Department
September 23, 1943, Memorandum on Complaint of Miss Estelle Lingham against the United States Civil Service Commission
September 25, 1943, Memorandum on Personnel in Region V
September 27, 1943, Memorandum on Candidates for Region X
September 28, 1943, Memorandum on Ford Motor Company, Willow Run Plant
September 29,1943, Memorandum on Progress Report from G. James Fleming on Jones and Laughlin Company, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania
October 8, 1943, Memorandum on Conference of the National Urban League
October 8, 1943, Memorandum on Regional Office, Chicago, Illinois
October 8, 1943, Memorandum on Conference with Frank Rarig, Regional Director, WMC, Minneapolis, Minnesota
October 11, 1943, Memorandum on Field Visit to Dallas, Texas
October 12, 1943, Memorandum on Field Visit to Dallas, Texas
October 18, 1943, Memorandum on Interviews with Officials of the Oregon State Employment Service
October 18, 1943, Memorandum on Report on Plan to Admit Welders to Electrical Workers Union
October 18, 1943, Memorandum on Witnesses Recommended for Hearings
October 18, 1943, Memorandum on Testimony in Connection with Complaint of Shipyard Negro Organization for Victory, Portland, Oregon.
October 20, 1943, Memorandum on Information on Boilermakers Locals 72 (Portland), 401 (Vancouver), Auxiliary A-42 (Portland), and Auxiliary A-32 (Vancouver)
October 21, 1943, Memorandum on Corporate Structure and Other Information on the Kaiser Corporation and the Oregon Shipbuilding Company
October 21, 1943, Memorandum on Complaints against Portland Shipbuilders
October 22, 1943, Memorandum on Attached Complaints Regarding Boilermakers Union
October 23, 1943, Memorandum on Auxiliary A-32, Boilermakers Union
October 23, 1943, Memorandum on Information on the Kaiser Company’s Swan Island, Vancouver, and Oregon Shipbuilding Yards
October 23, 1943, Memorandum on Stabilization Plans in the Portland Area
October 26, 1943, Memorandum on Conference with Officials of Auxiliary A-35}October 27, 1943, Memorandum on Meeting with White Members of Boilermakers Local 92
October 27, 1943, Memorandum on Conference with Mr. George Toll, Local Manager, USES, Long Beach, California
October 27, 1943, Memorandum on Case of Thomas Madison Doram
November 1, 1943, Memorandum on Bethlehem Steel Shipbuilding Corporation, Sparrows Point, Maryland
November 1, 1943, Memorandum on Western Pipe and Steel Company Complainants
November 1, 1943, Memorandum on California Shipbuilding Company Complainants
November 5, 1943, Memorandum on War Contractors Failing to List Number of Non-whites on ES 270 Reports, Region IX
November 6, 1943, Field Investigation Report on California Shipbuilding Corporation, Western Pipe & Steel Company’s Shipbuilding Division, and Consolidated Steel Corporation’s Shipbuilding Division
November 8, 1943, Memorandum on OPA Policy Statement Regarding Executive Order 8802
November 9, 1943, Memorandum on War Department Forms 6 and 6a
November 11, 1943, Memorandum on War Labor Board Panel Hearing on Case of Point Breeze Employees Association vs. Western Electric Company, Baltimore, Maryland
November 13, 1943, Weekly Report
November 13, 1943, Memorandum on Western Electric Company, Baltimore, Maryland
November 13, 1943, Memorandum on Complaint of Robert Nelson Craig
November 15, 1943, Memorandum on Final Disposition Reports
November 17, 1943, Memorandum on Conference at General Accounting Office in re 6-GR-248, Employment of Japanese Americans
November 20, 1943, Weekly Report, Week of November 13, 1943
November 20, 1943, Weekly Report, Week of November 20, 1943
December 4, 1943, Memorandum on Conversation with Dr. Castaneda Concerning his New Appointment
December 6, 1943, Memorandum on Transcripts of Fact Finding Conferences in Corpus Christi, Texas
December 8, 1943, Memorandum on Consolidated Aircraft
December 9, 1943, Memorandum on Conference with WMC re New Orleans, Louisiana, and Other Problems
December 9, 1943, Memorandum on Expression of Appreciation for Dr. Castaneda’s Work [ca. December 14-15, 1943], Report on Visit to Western Electric Plant by Mr. Clarence Mitchell

December 21, 1943, Memorandum on Pittsburgh Telephone Cases

Volume II

DOCUMENTS

1944

Reports and Headquarters Memoranda of Clarence M. Mitchell Jr.
As Associate Director of Field Operations,
Fair Employment Practice Committee (FEPC)

January 5, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with General Accounting Office
January 7, 1944, Weekly Report
January 8, 1944, Memorandum on Telephone Conversation with J. B. Knotts, of Bethlehem Steel Company, and Alexander Allen, Baltimore Urban League
January 8, 1944, Memorandum on Jurisdiction Over Employees in Motion Picture Theaters
January 10, 1944, Memorandum on Illinois Ordnance Plant Strike, Herrin, Illinois
January 12, 1944, Memorandum on Employment of All-Negro Deck Crew by Texas Oil Company
January 14, 1944, Weekly Report
January 14, 1944, Memorandum on Wilhelm Klasing vs. General Chemical Company
January 18, 1944, Memorandum on H.C.R. 105, Texas
January 21, 1944, Memorandum on Discrimination in Shipyards
January 21, 1944, Memorandum on Discriminatory Practices in Standard Oil Building
January 22, 1944, Weekly Report
January 25, 1944, Memorandum on Important Unadjusted Cases in Region X
January 26, 1944, Memorandum on Unions at the Federal Cartridge Company in Minneapolis, Minnesota
January 27, 1944, Memorandum on Cases Referred to Director of Field Operations
January 27, 1944, Memorandum on Mrs. Joy Davis’s Comments [on Cases]
January 29, 1944, Weekly Report
February 4, 1944, Memorandum on Field Instructions of General Accounting Office Regarding American Citizens of Japanese Ancestry
February 5, 1944, Weekly Report
February 9, 1944, Memorandum on Monthly Summary Reports
February 10, 1944, Memorandum on Experiences with the War Manpower Commission, as Reported by FEPC Regional Directors
February 12, 1944, Memorandum on Information on Charles L. Horn
February 16, 1944, Memorandum on Visit to Baltimore on Western Electric Case
February 17, 1944, Weekly Report
February 19, 1944, Weekly Report
February 21, 1944, Memorandum on Committees Determining Essentiality of Industries
February 22, 1944, Memorandum on Jurisdiction over Hospitals
February 24, 1944, Memorandum on Complaints against the Panama Canal
February 26, 1944, Memorandum on Successful Cases Recommended for the New York Times Article
February 28, 1944, Weekly Report
February 28, 1944, Memorandum on the Policies of the Atlanta Journal, Atlanta, Georgia
March 1, 1944, Request for Further Action, Shell Oil Refinery, Houston, Texas
March 6, 1944, Weekly Report
March 11, 1944, Memorandum on Cases on Which a Hearing Is Requested by the Regional Office
March 14, 1944, Weekly Report
March 18, 1944, Weekly Report
March 21, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers, Memorandum to Clarence Mitchell on His Telephone Call to Mr. James Grady, WSA
March 22, 1944, Memorandum on Cutbacks in Ammunition Production
March 27, 1944, Weekly Report
March 27, 1944, Memorandum on Appointment of a Hearing Commissioner
March 30, 1944, Memorandum on Staff Conferences
April 3, 1944, Weekly Report
April 5, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers, Digest of Telephone Call from Mr. Blackwell, Non-Partisan Committee, Baltimore, Maryland
April 5, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers, Digest of Clarence Mitchell’s Telephone Call to Mr. Alexander Allen, Baltimore Urban League, Baltimore, Maryland
April 12, 1944, Memorandum on Forthcoming Meeting of Division Heads
April 12, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with WMC Officials
April 13, 1944, Weekly Report
April 17, 1944, Weekly Report
April 21, 1944, Memorandum on Important Cases Being Handled at Regional Level
April 24, 1944, Weekly Report
April 28, 1944, Memorandum on Railroad Settlements by Regional Offices
May 1, 1944, Weekly Report
May 3, 1944, Memorandum on Philadelphia Post Office
May 4, 1944, Memorandum on Strike at Hazelwood By-Products Plant, Jones and Laughlin Steel Company, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
May 5, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with Mr. L. R. Sanford, Director of Construction, Gulf Region, U.S. Maritime Commission, Regading Delta Shipbuilding Company, New Orleans, Louisiana
May 5, 1944, Memorandum on Jurisdiction in Hospital Cases
May 8, 1944, Weekly Report
May 11, 1944, Memorandum on Western Cartridge Company, East Alton, Illinois
May 17, 1944, Weekly Report
May 20, 1944, Memorandum on Hospital Cases, Region 1
May 24, 1944, Weekly Report
May 29, 1944, Memorandum on National Lead Company, St. Louis, Missouri
June 6, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers, Digest of Mitchell’s Telephone Conversation with Mr. William T. McKnight, Cincinnati, Ohio
June 9, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers, Memorandum on Mitchell’s Telephone call to William T. McKnight, Cleveland, Ohio, Regarding Strike at Wright Aeronautical Corporation
June 10, 1944, Memorandum on Brotherhood of Railway Clerks and Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
June 26, 1944, Memorandum on West Coast Shipbuilding Companies
June 30, 1944, Memorandum on Strike at Pratt Whitney Plant, Kansas City, Missouri
June 30, 1944, Memorandum on WMC Priority Referral System
July 3, 1944, Memorandum to Will Maslow on Matters Requiring Action during His Absence
July 7, 1944, Memorandum on Jurisdiction over Radio Stations
July 7, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers, Memorandum of Mitchell’s Telephone Call from Mr. Roy A. Hoglund and Mr. Ernest G. Trimble, St. Louis, Missouri
July 10, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with Representatives of Industrial Union of Marine and Shipbuilding Workers Regarding Merrill-Stevens Dry Dock Company, Jacksonville, Florida.
July 14, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with Judge Charles M. Hay, Executive Director, War Manpower Commission
July 17, 1944, Memorandum on Area-Wide Mining Industry Investigation in the Southwest
July 19, 1944, Memorandum on Complaints against the Seafarers International Union
July 19, 1944, Memorandum on Complaints against the International Association of Machinists
July 21, 1944, Memorandum on Associated Shipyards, Seattle, Washington
July 22, 1944, Memorandum on Conrady Construction Company
July 25, 1944, Memorandum on Evansville Shipyard
July 27, 1944, Eleanor F. Rogers of July 27, 1944, Memorandum on Call from Mr. Roy A. Hoglund. St. Louis, Missouri, Regarding Strike at National Lead Company, St. Louis
July 28, 1944, Memorandum on Services of Mr. Bloch for Field Operations
July 31, 1944, Memorandum on Strike at American Steel Castings Company, Granite City, Illinois
August 2, 1944, Memorandum on Strike at National Lead Company, St. Louis, Missouri
August 2, 1944, Memorandum on Case of Miss Olga Tate vs. War Department, Gravelly Point
August 4, 1944, Report on Investigation of Philadelphia Transit Company Strike
August 4, 1944, Report on Conference with Jonathan Daniels Regading Philadelphia Transit and Los Angeles Street Railway
August 7, 1944, N. Jeanne Clifton’s Memorandum to Clarence Mitchell of his Conversations on Philadelphia Transportation Company Case.
August 7, 1944, Memorandum on Sub-regional office, Seattle, Washington
August 7, 1944, Memorandum on Arnold Agency
August 8, 1944, Memorandum on Strikes in the St. Louis Area.
August 8, 1944, Memorandum on Montgomery Ward and Company
August 10, 1944, Memorandum on Los Angeles Railway Directive
August 11, 1944, Memorandum on Goodyear Aircraft Company
August 14, 1944, Memorandum on Retail Credit Company
August 14, 1944, Memorandum on Delta Shipbuilding Company
August 18, 1944, Memorandum on Mr. Lawson’s Request on DFO Cases
August 19, 1944, Memorandum on WMC Clearance for Bell Aircraft in Atlanta, Georgia
September 6, 1944, Memorandum on FEPC Complaints Involving International Association of Machinists
September 7, 1944, Memorandum on Complaints against the Post Office Department
September 16, 1944, Memorandum on General Baking Company and Ward Baking Company Cases
September 18, 1944, Weekly Report
September 18, 1944, Memorandum on General Motors’ Policy on Supplying Employment Statistics
September 23, 1944, Memorandum on Visit of Los Angeles Complainant in Post Office Cases
September 23, 1944, Memorandum on Additional Personnel in Regional Offices
September 25, 1944, Weekly Report
September 27, 1944, Memorandum on Phelps-Dodge Relationship with WMC
September 28, 1944, Memorandum on Matters to be Discussed with Regional Director McKnight
October 7, 1944, Memorandum on Industries with Post-War Significance
October 9, 1944, Weekly Report
October 10, 1944, Memorandum on FEPC Cases with Post-War Significance
October 11, 1944, Memorandum on Contact with Smith Committee re: NLRB Visit
October 12, 1944, Memorandum on DFO Cases
October 16, 1944, Weekly Report
October 19, 1944, Memorandum on Line Material Company
November 1, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with War Manpower Commission, Region X
November 1, 1944, Memorandum on Regional Views on R.D. No. 124
November 1, 1944, Memorandum on Appointment of Regional Director for Dallas Office
November 13, 1944, Weekly Report
November 17, 1944, Memorandum on Suggested Field Trip for Mr. Beall
November 18, 1944, Memorandum on Seventh Day Adventists against Delco Remy Division, General Motors
November 20, 1944, Weekly Report
November 21, 1944, Memorandum on the Status of DFO Cases
November 22, 1944, Memorandum on Strike of Negro Teamsters in New Orleans
November 22, 1944, Memorandum on Sacramento Air Service Command
November 22, 1944, Memorandum on Proposed Hearing on Machinists Local 834, Case  12-UR-174
November 25, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with Postmaster General and Postal Officials
November 27, 1944, Weekly Report
December 2, 1944, Memorandum on Committee Cases Against Telephone Companies
December 4, 1944, Weekly Report
December 6, 1944, Memorandum on Telephone Conversation with Mr. Dillard Lassiter, War Manpower Commission
December 6, 1944. Memorandum on Telephone Conversation Regarding General Cable Company
December 8, 1944, Memorandum on Strike at Pullman Standard Car Shipbuilding Division, Chicago, Illinois
December 9, 1944, Memorandum on Complaints Against the Los Angeles Post Office
December 11, 1944, Weekly Report
December 11, 1944, Memorandum on Strike at Pullman Standard Car Shipbuilding Division, Chicago
December 12, 1944, Memorandum on Minutes of the Meeting with the Post Office Operations Board
December 14, 1944, Memorandum on Current DFO War Department Cases
December 14, 1944, Memorandum on Threatened Strike at McQuay Norris Core Plant, St. Louis, Missouri
December 18, 1944, Weekly Report
December 18, 1944, of Telephone Conversation with Mr. Theodore Brown Regarding McQuay Norris
December 19, 1944, Memorandum on Meeting with the Maritime Commission on Gulf Region Shipbuilding Companies
December 20, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with Dr. L. S. Hawkins, U.S. Office of Education
December 27, 1944, Weekly Report
December 29, 1944, Memorandum on Conference with U.S. Office of Education, December 21, 1944.
December 30, 1944, Memorandum on International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen of American, Local 533

1945

January 2, 1945, Weekly Report
January 2, 1945, Memorandum on Excerpts from Reports on Discriminatory Practices of Shipyards in the Southeast
January 4, 1945, Memorandum on Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation of Fort Worth, Texas
January 6, 1945, Memorandum on General Cable Company
January 8, 1945, Memorandum on Types of Complaints against the International Association of Machinists
January 8, 1945, Memorandum on Employment of Negro Welders at Delta Shipbuilding Company
January 9, 1945, Weekly Report
January 12, 1945, Memorandum on Telephone Conversation with Mr. Ring Regarding Delta Shipbuilding Company
January 15, 1945, Weekly Report
January 23, 1945, Weekly Report
January 23, 1945, Memorandum on Case Load of Region VII
January 25, 1945, Memorandum on Matters Discussed with Director of Region VII
January 25, 1945, Memorandum on Region VII’s Suggested Revision of Complaint Form
January 30, 1945, Weekly Report
February 5, 1945, Memorandum on Negro Trainees Finishing Vocational War Training in Tampa, Florida
February 6, 1945, Memorandum on Problems of FEPC-WMC Relationships in Regions IV and X
February 6, 1945, Weekly Report
February 8, 1945, Memorandum on Joint FEPC-WMC Action in Denial of Priority Referral
February 9, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with Paul V. McNutt, Chairman of the War Manpower Commission
February 12, 1945, Memorandum on Information on Consolidated Vultee Aircraft, Ft. Worth, Texas
February 14, 1945, Weekly Report
February 19, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with War Department on St. Louis
February 19, 1945, Memorandum on Complaints against Major St. Louis War Department Contractors
February 20, 1945, Weekly Report
February 26, 1945, Weekly Report
February 28, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with Robert Goodwin, Executive Director of the War Manpower Commission
March 5, 1945, Weekly Report
March 8, 1945, Memorandum on Telephone Company Cases
March 10, 1945, Memorandum on Southern Pacific Railroad and Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Cases.

March 13, 1945, Weekly Report
March 13, 1945, Memorandum on General Cable Case
March 13, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with Navy Department re Norris Stamping and Manufacturing Company, Los Angeles, California
March 20, 1945, Weekly Report
March 22, 1945, Memorandum on Norris Stamping and Manufacturing Company
March 26, 1945, Memorandum on Shell Oil Company, Houston, Texas
March 28, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with WMC Executive Director
March 29, 1945, Weekly Report
March 31, 1945, Otome Saito, Memorandum of Mitchell’s Telephone Conversation with Mr. Ellinger, New Orleans, Louisiana
April 3, 1945, Weekly Report
April 3, 1945, Memorandum on Kurz-Kasch Company
April 12, 1945, Weekly Report
April 12, 1945, Memorandum on Appointment of Rutledge as Examiner-in-Charge of the San Francisco Office
April 12, 1945, Memorandum on Communication from War Department Regarding Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation at Fort Worth , Texas
April 12, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with Oil Workers Re: Shell Oil
April 14, 1945, Memorandum on Continental Can Company, Norwood, Ohio
April 23, 1945, Memorandum on Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corporation, Fort Worth, Texas
April 23, 1945, Memorandum on Norris Stamping Case
April 24, 1945, Bi-Weekly Report
May 2, 1945, Memorandum on Action on Machinists Cases
May 7, 1945, Bi-Weekly Report
May 9, 1945, Summary of Meeting on Capital Transit
May 17, 1945, Memorandum on Report of WMC on Capital Transit Company
May 18, 1945, Memorandum on Meeting with Mr. Ivan Willis of Curtis-Wright Corporation
May 21, 1945, Bi-Weekly Report
May 26, 1945, Memorandum on Portsmouth Navy Yard
May 26, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with Navy Department Re Employment of Niseis in West Coast Navy Yards, May 23, 1945
May 31, 1945, Memorandum on Processing of Cases in Which Complainants Are No Longer Available for Employment
June 5, 1945, Bi-Weekly Report
June 6, 1945, Memorandum on U. S. Cartridge Corporation, St. Louis, Missouri
June 19, 1945, Bi-Weekly Report

Reports and Memoranda of Clarence Mitchell Jr.
as Director of Field Operations, FEPC

July 24, 1945, Memorandum on Todd-Johnson Shipbuilding Company
July 25, 1945, Memorandum on War Department Inquiry Concerning Designations of Race and Religion on Application Forms
July 28, 1945, Memorandum on Meeting on Todd Johnson Dry Docks [ca. July 31, 1945], Proposed Program for Division of Field Operations
August 3, 1945, Memorandum on Discrimination in Organized Baseball
August 8, 1945, Memorandum on Conference with Robert Goodwin of the War Manpower Commission
August 9, 1945, Memorandum on Civil Service Regulation on Employment of Americans of Japanese Ancestry on West Coast Naval Establishments
August 17, 1945, Memorandum on Adapting Local Employment Office Operations to Meet Reconversion Requirements
August 17, 1945, Memorandum on George M. Johnson’s August 1 on Cases Recommended for Hearing
August 18, 1945, Memorandum on FEPC Case Activity-July
August 20, 1945, Memorandum on Important Active FEPC Cases
August 24, 1945, Memorandum on Jurisdiction Over Federal Bureau of Prisons
August 25, 1945, Memorandum on Important Activities and Trends Reported by Field Offices
August 28, 1945, Memorandum on WMC’s Program on Minority Groups
August 28, 1945, Memorandum on Apprentice Training Program for Building Trades
September 6, 1945, Memorandum to Regional Directors
September 12, 1945, Memorandum on Meeting with the First Assistant Postmaster General
September 14, 1945, Memorandum on Proposed Budget for Division of Field Operations for the Fiscal Year 1946
September 26, 1945, Memorandum on Conversation with Robert Goodwin, Executive Director, War Manpower Commission
September 27, 1945, Memorandum on Important Activities and Trends Reported by Field Offices
October 9, 1945, Memorandum on Future Operations of Western Cartridge Company and McDonnell Aircraft Corporation
October 22, 1945, Memorandum on Closing of Philadelphia Office
October 29, 1945, Memorandum on Proposed Amendment to Executive Order 9346
November 2, 1945, Memorandum of Clarence M. Mitchell and John A. Davis on Decisions of Conference between Clarence Mitchell, Marjorie M. Lawson, and John A. Davis with regard to the proposed Chicago Hearing.
November 8, 1945, Memorandum on Cases Against the Post Office Department

1946

April 8, 1946, Memorandum on United Steelworkers of America, CIO
April 8, 1946, Memorandum on United Automobile Workers of American, CIO
April 8, 1946, Memorandum on United Packinghouse Workers of America, CIO
April 8, 1946, Memorandum on National Maritime Union, CIO
April 8, 1946, Memorandum on Oil Workers International Union, CIO
Epilogue: Labor Problems Affecting Negroes

APPENDIXES

1. Related Documents

From the opening statement of Mark F. Ethridge, chairman of the FEPC, at the committee’s hearing on October 20 and 21, 1941

Executive Order No. 8802 – “Reaffirming Policy of Full Participation in the Defense Program by all Persons, Regardless of Race, Creed, Color, or National Origin, and Directing Certain Action in Furtherance of Said Policy. June 25, 1941

Report on Discrimination in the Southwest, by Ernest G. Trimble, [ca. December 1942]Executive Order No. 9346, Further Amending Executive Order No. 8802, a New Committee on Fair Employment Practice and Defining Its Powers and Duties. Executive Order 9346. May 27, 1943 Field Investigation Report on Alabama Dry Dock and Shipbuilding Company by Ernest G. Trimble and Clarence Mitchell, Jr. June 8, 1943 Office of Labor Production Report on Committee on Fair Employment Practice. July 13, 1943 Memorandum on Mitchell’s Telephone Report on Bethlehem Shipyard at Sparrows Point. July 31, 1943 Analysis of Executive Oder No. 9346. [ca. July 1943] Memorandum on Telephone Calls on Bethlehem Shipbuilding Company at Sparrrows Point. August 1, 1943 Field Investigation Report on Bethlehem Steel and Shipbuilding Company, Baltimore, Md. August 6, 1943 Cases Currently Being Handled by Clarence Mitchel. September 14, 1943 Bibliography on the Negro Worker and the War [ca. September 1943] Field Instruction No. 19 on War Department. October 4, 1943

Attachments –

1: War Department Memorandum for All President and Prospective Army and Navy Contractors and Subcontractors signed by James Forrestal and Robert P. Patterson. June 4, 1942

2:  Robert P. Patterson to Lawrence W. Cramer, June 5, 1942

3:  Memorandum of Understanding between the President’s Committee on Fair Employment Practice, the War Manpowerr Commission, and the Provost Marshal General, War Department. March 10, 1943


Field Instruction Revision 1: Field Instruction No. 19-A. April 21, 1944

Field Instruction Revision 2: Field Instruction No. 19-B. November 24, 1944 

Field Instruction Revision 3: Robert B. Patterson to Malcolm Ross,


November 23, 1944

National Policy against Racial or Religious Discrimination. [February 8, 1944]
Important Cases Being Handled at the Regional Level. April 22, 1944
Report on FEPC Action in Race Strikes. May 25, 1944
Memorandum on Congressional Debate on FEPC Appropriation. May 27, 1944
Memorandum on Power of the President to Issue Executive Order No. 9346.
[ca. May 1944]

Memorandum on General Motors, Delco-Remy Division. November 30, 1944

2. List of Documents Not Published

3. FEPC Organizational Chart

4. Processing a Complaint

5. FEPC Progress Charts

6. Corporate Directory

7. Biographical Directory

Bibliography
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