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George E. Hammond papers
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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.
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.
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