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dc.contributor.authorGordon, Hugh L. (1922- ).en_US
dc.contributor.otherMintz, Harold S. (1919-2011)en_US
dc.date.accessioned2016-08-19T19:30:31Z
dc.date.available2016-08-19T19:30:31Z
dc.date.issued2002-08-07
dc.identifierscg002-04-030102-14-minen_US
dc.identifier.citationInterview with Harold S. Mintz, 2002-08-07, Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009, Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010, SC/G/002, Kennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/11360/1883
dc.descriptionSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of an interview with Harold S. Mintz by Hugh L. Gordon. Mintz, a retired manager with the Lockheed Marietta location, discusses his experiences with informally integrating a department working on the B-47 at the plant during the 1950s, as well as recalling some African American employees in management positions.en_US
dc.descriptionHarold S. Mintz was born on May 23, 1919, in Gadin, North Carolina . He graduated from Rock Hill High School in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and the Nashville Aircraft School in Nashville, Tennessee. In 1942, Mintz found a position with Vultee Aircraft manufacturing airplanes. In 1943, he came to Marietta, Georgia, with his wife and son to work at the Bell Aircraft Corporation facility. In 1945, the Bell plant closed and Mintz returned to Rock Hill and purchased a service station, which he ran with his brother while doing construction work. In 1951 Mintz was hired by Lockheed and moved to Wichita to supervise workers helping with a Boeing project. He returned to the Marietta facility in 1952 to begin work on the B-47 aircraft. Mr. Mintz retired from Lockheed in 1986. He died on September 28, 2011.en_US
dc.description.abstractSound recording digitized from an audiocassette of an interview with Harold S. Mintz by Hugh L. Gordon. Mintz, a retired manager with the Lockheed Marietta location, discusses his experiences with informally integrating a department working on the B-47 at the plant during the 1950s, as well as recalling some African American employees in management positions.en_US
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dc.format.extent33 minutesen_US
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dc.publisherKennesaw State University Archivesen_US
dc.relation.ispartof<a href="http://archivesspace.kennesaw.edu/repositories/4/resources/191" target="_blank">Gordon, Kruse, Wentzel Collection, 1951-2010</a>en_US
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dc.subjectOral histories.en_US
dc.subjectSound recordings.en_US
dc.subjectLockheed-Georgia Company -- History.en_US
dc.subjectRacial integration.en_US
dc.subjectAfrican Americans -- Employment.en_US
dc.subjectMinorities -- Employment -- United States.en_US
dc.titleInterview with Harold S. Mintzen_US
dc.typeRecording, oralen_US
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  • Hugh L. Gordon Papers, 1951-2009
    The Hugh L. Gordon Papers range from 1951 to 2009, with the bulk dating from 1966 to 1989. The majority of the documents were created by Gordon during the course of his duties as Director of Personnel at Lockheed-Georgia (GELAC), as well as Regional Executive for Region 4 of the National Alliance of Businessmen (NAB) and leadership positions with the Private Industry Council of Atlanta, Inc. (PIC) and the Atlanta Employer’s Voluntary Merit Employment Association (AEVMEA). In addition, the Gordon Papers include material generated as part of the creation of the collection.

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