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National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Progress and Reaction, NAACP Annual Report, 47th Year

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.135.02 Author/Creator: National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: June 1956 Pagination: 83 p. ; 21.6 x 14.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled "Progress and Reaction, NAACP Annual Report, 47th Year," dated June 1956. Details membership enrollment in 1955; creation of a Housing Department for the NAACP's National Office; coverage of the 46th Annual Convention, finances; production cost of The Crisis; and legislative action to confront segregation in schools, work, and public spaces.

People: Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
Nixon, Richard Milhous, 1913-1994

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansActivismLegislationGovernment and CivicsSegregationRace discriminationReligionOrganizations

Sub Era: The Fifties

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