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Mitchell, Clarence Jr. (1911-1984) "The Status of Racial Integration in the Armed Services"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.100 Author/Creator: Mitchell, Clarence Jr. (1911-1984) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Magazine Date: 1954 Pagination: 12 p. ; 23.6 x 16.4 cm.

One pamphlet entitled, "The Status of Racial Integration in the Armed Services," by Clarence Mitchell dated 1954. Mitchell reflects on the work to attain integration of the armed services; includes reactions of servicemen, legislation that attempted to block integration such as The Russell action (led by Richard B. Russell, a Democratic Senator from Georgia), and the statements of the Navy, Air Force and President Eisenhower.

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