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[Collection of materials belonging to Henry Lee Moon, 1917-1987][Decimalized .001-.346]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640 Author/Creator: Place Written: various Type: Header Record Date: 1917-1987 Pagination: 410 items.

Summary of Content: Collection of 410 items belonging to Henry Lee Moon, Director of Public Relations at the NAACP. Items consist of political and sociological pamphlets, booklets, flyers, and books.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementCivil Rights

Sub Era: Jim Crow and the Great Migration

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