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George E. Hammond papers
MS 437  
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Description
Contains papers relating to George E. Hammond's career with the Pullman Company [Richmond, California] shops and to his participation in the War Manpower Commission's Training Within Industry Program, a supervisory and shop steward (union) level training program designed to increase war production.
Background
George E. Hammond was the Foreman of the Cabinet-Wood Machine Department in the Pullman Company Richmond Shops. During World War II, he participated in a program called the Training Within Industry Program designed to increase war production through smarter supervision. As a secondary function, the program attempted to help the transition to more women and minority workers. Mr. Hammond was one of Pullman's trainers for this program.
Extent
1 manuscript half-box
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the California State Railroad Museum. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the CSRM Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the CSRM as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
This collection is open for research at our off-site storage facility with one week's notice. Contact Library & Archives staff to arrange for access.