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Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Pearl S. Buck on Democracy.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.049.01 Author/Creator: Buck, Pearl S. (1892-1973) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: January 1942 Pagination: 8 p. ; 22.7 x 15.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Pearl S. Buck on Democracy," dated January 1942. Foreward written by Eleanor Roosevelt regarding segregation and Buck's writing on the matter. Essay by Buck is related to racial prejudice against African Americans in labor, rent, and other basic needs in the United States. Printed by Common Council for American Unity.

People: Buck, Pearl S., 1892-1973
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: African American HistoryRace discriminationWritersCivil RightsVoting RightsHumor and SatireHousingAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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