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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People N.A.A.C.P Conference

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09587.247 Author/Creator: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: Roanoke, Virginia Type: Document Date: 1 November 1947 Pagination: 4 p. ; 21.4 x 14.8 cm. Order a Copy

Booklet is from the twelfth annual convention of the Virginia state conference of the N.A.A.C.P, which met to discuss "complete educational equality a prerequisite for real democracy." It says at the bottom "pay your poll tax, register to vote." It mentions various speakers in the program. Accompanied by a photograph (GLC09587.296).

Twitty, Geraldine Williams, 1930-

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