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Urban League [Volume 1, Numbers 1 and 2 of Negro Heroes publication]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09639 Author/Creator: Urban League Place Written: Type: Comic book Date: 1947-1948 Pagination: 2 items.

Summary of Content: Two issues of "Negro Heroes" magazine featuring biographies of famous and influential African Americans.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present


Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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