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William Rasche advocates on behalf of African American workers

The Need in Milwaukee for Extending Employment of Negroes


William F. Rasche served as the Director of Milwaukee Vocational and Adult Schools in the 1940s and 1950s. In 1946, Rasche delivered this speech at the Annual Meeting of the Employers' Association of Milwaukee, detailing the difficulties African Americans faced in the workplace and advocating for an increase in the number of available employment opportunities.

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Related Topics: Industrialization and Urbanization
Wisconsin's Response to 20th-century change
Post-war African-American Migration
Desegregation and Civil Rights
Creator: Rasche, William Frank
Pub Data: Milwaukee, Wis.: Distributed by Employers Association of Milwaukee, [1946]. (Pamphlet 57-2406)
Citation: Rasche, William Frank. "The Need in Milwaukee for Extending Employment of Negroes." (Milwaukee, Wis.: Distributed by Employers Association of Milwaukee, [1946]); Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1097; Visited on: 4/20/2014
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