by Industrial Research Unit, Wharton School of Finance and Commerce, University of Pennsylvania; distributed by University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia .
Written in English
Includes bibliographical footnotes.
|Statement||by Howard W. Risher, Jr., with the assistance of Marjorie C. Denison.|
|Series||The Racial policies of American industry -- report no. 16, Racial policies of American industry -- report no. 16.|
|Contributions||Wharton School. Industrial Research Unit.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xi, 202 p.|
|Number of Pages||202|
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