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Boardman, Helen (fl. 1935); Who is the NAACP ?

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.122 Author/Creator: Boardman, Helen (fl. 1935); Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1935 Pagination: 31 p. ; 20.9 x 13.6 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Who is the NAACP?" dated 1935. Details the case of George Crawford and reviews NAACP's statement related to the incident. The essay recounts accusations made against George Crawford for murdering Mina Buckner, a former employee. The authors believe that the legal defense team of NAACP expedited the defense to life imprisonment irresponsibly.

People: Houston, Charles H., 1895-1950
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Crawford, George, fl. 1933
Boardman, Helen, fl. 1935
Gruening, Martha, 1889-1937

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

Subjects: TrialImprisonmentJuryAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansRace discrimination

Sub Era: The New Deal

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