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U.S. Amendment of Contract to Employ and Transportation Agreement, July 24, 1943

U.S. Amendment of Contract to Employ and Transportation Agreement, July 24, 1943

U.S. Amendment of Contract to Employ and Transportation Agreement, July 24, 1943

National Archives and Records Administration, NARA_contract_amendment
 
Document Description
Excerpt, United States of America, Amendment of Contract to Employ and Transportation Agreement, July 24, 1943. Courtesy of the National Archives and Records Administration.
 
Questions
1. In 1943, for what job is there a shortage of labor?
2. Why is this such an important job?
3. Using your own knowledge, what would have happened to the U.S. World War II war effort if trains on the homefront stopped operating?
 

Glossary
Alleviate: Ease, lessen, make lighter.
Maintenance of way: Repair and upkeep of tracks.
Prosecution: Carrying on, bringing legal procedures against.
 

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