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No Short Climb [videorecording]: Race Workers  & America's Defense Technology, a Documentary

Book Title

No Short Climb [videorecording]: Race Workers & America's Defense Technology, a Documentary

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Publication Date

2006

Keywords

World War II, Factory workers, Race and politics, African-Americans, Race relations

Subject

Weapons industry -- United States -- History -- 1933-1953; Radar -- Military applications -- 1933-1953; World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects, African americans -- Race relations -- History -- 1933-1959, United States -- Race relations -- History -- 1933-1953, Fort Monmouth (N.J.) -- History -- 1933-1953.

Department

Communication Arts

Disciplines

Communication

Description

Combines personal memoir with archival footage, still photography, and graphics, to present a first-hand account of the significant participation of African-Americans at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey and other sites, in the development of defense weaponry during the Second World War against the backdrop of adverse racial and political conditions.

Comments

Written, produced and directed by Robert Johnson, Jr. ; associate director, Ann Marie Menting.

ISBN

FBC179

Document Type

Article

No Short Climb [videorecording]: Race Workers  & America's Defense Technology, a Documentary

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