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NAACP Civil Rights at Mid-Century, NAACP Annual Report, Forty-second Year, 1950

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.129 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: June 1951 Pagination: 18 p. ; 21.5 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Civil Rights at Mid-Century, NAACP Annual Report, Forty-second Year, 1950," dated 1951. Highlights the 1950 Supreme Court ruling on "separate but equal," which made impacts on cases on segregation in education, discrimination in an insurance company, youth group participation, published literature, and posters.

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Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansActivismLegislationGovernment and CivicsSegregationRace discriminationReligionOrganizations

Sub Era: The Fifties

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