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Publications of the Department of Labor, Division of Negro Economics

1919-1922

In 1917, the Division of Negro Economics was established as part of the United States Department of Labor. Headed by George E. Haynes, the first African American to receive a Ph.D. from Columbia University, the Division published three research reports before its closure in 1922.

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For more information on the history of this institution, see Guzda, Henry P. "Labor Department's first program to assist black workers." Monthly Labor Review 105 (June 1982): 39-44. (PDF) and MacLaury, Judson. "The Federal Government and Negro Workers Under President Woodrow Wilson." Paper Delivered at Annual Meeting, Society for History in the Federal Government Washington, D.C., March 16, 2000.

1919-1922

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United States. Department of Labor. Division of Negro Economics. Publications of the Department of Labor, Division of Negro Economics. 1919-1922, https://fraser.stlouisfed.org/title/5190, accessed on December 17, 2017.

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