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Findings of Investigator regarding Mrs. Rindetta Jones discrimination claim against Del Monte, November 17 1958

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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
Date:1958
Description:

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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Types:Text
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
Online Publisher:[Spokane, Wash.] : Washington State University
Original Material:

Vancouver Branch of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Rights and Usage:

To obtain a copy of this item, or request permission to publish, contact the

Clark County Historical Society Library and Archives, 1511 Main Street,

Vancouver, WA 98660, 360-993-5679 or cchm@pacifier.com.

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