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|Creator:||Washington State Board Against Discrimination|
|Title:||Findings of Investigator regarding Mrs. Rindetta Jones discrimination claim against Del Monte, November 17 1958|
The document discusses the findings from a discrimination case in Yakima, Washington involving an African American women, Rindetta Jones, and her employer, the Del Monte Cannery. Jones worked at DelMonte for two years as a peach and pear trimmer. According to her claim, management prevented the Black employees at the cannery from finding employment in the canning department, which paid a higher wage. The document reveals that the cannery participated in segregating its employees based on decisions of race and color. The Washington State Board Against Discrimination lists the terms of agreement and conditions that the Del Monte Cannery must follow in order to eliminate its discriminatory. practices.
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|Subjects:||African Americans | National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) | Organizations | Race discrimination | Civil rights | Employment | Canneries | Del Monte Cannery | Washington State Board Against Discrimination | Vancouver (Wash.) | Clark County (Wash.)|
|Collection:||Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project|
|Institution:||Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections|
|Contributors:||Clark County Historical Museum|
From the Washington State University digital collection (Washington State University)
Vancouver Branch of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
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|Persistent Link to Item:||http://content.libraries.wsu.edu/cdm/ref/collection/cchm/id/253|