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The National Urban League Negro Heroes. [No. 2]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09639.02 Author/Creator: The National Urban League Place Written: New York, New York Type: Comic book Date: 1948 Pagination: 34 p. ; 28.5 x 20 cm. Order a Copy PDF Download(s): Download PDF

Issue number two of the comic book called Negro Heroes. This comic features biographies of famous and influential African Americans. This issue is also called the summer issue. The people featured in this issue are, Booker T. Washington, the men of the 784th Tank Battalion, Toussaint L'Overture, Mabel K. Staupers, Jackie Robinson, Sadie T. M. Alexander, and Sugar Chile Robinson. Each person has a few pages dedicated to their story.

Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
L'Overture, Toussaint, 1743-1803
Staupers, Mabel K., 1890-1989
Robinson, Jackie, 1919-1972
Alexander, Sadie T.M., 1898-1989
Robinson, Sugar Chile, 1938-

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