Nebraska Revised Statute 48-215

Chapter 48


Military supplies; production; distribution; discrimination prohibited.

It shall be unlawful for any person, firm or corporation, engaged to any extent whatsoever in the State of Nebraska in the production, manufacture or distribution of military or naval material, equipment or supplies for the State of Nebraska or the government of the United States, to refuse to employ any person in any capacity, if said person is a citizen and is qualified, on account of the race, color, creed, religion or national origin of said person.


  • Laws 1943, c. 114, § 1, p. 400;
  • R.S.1943, § 48-215.


  • This section prohibits racial discrimination by persons producing or distributing military or naval supplies. Midwest Employers Council, Inc. v. City of Omaha, 177 Neb. 877, 131 N.W.2d 609 (1964).