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National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Civil Rights Crisis of 1957, NAACP Annual Report

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.140.02 Author/Creator: National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: June 1958 Pagination: 100 p. ; 21.6 x 14.2 cm.

One pamphlet entitled, "Civil Rights Crisis of 1957, NAACP Annual Report," dated June 1958. Topics covered: Little Rock Nine, finances, segregation in the workforce and attacks incurred from Southerners. Chapters included are "Violence at Little Rock," "Seeking Democracy in the Community," "The Life Membership Campaign," "Seeking Democracy in Washington," "Dixie Versus the NAACP," "The Color Bar in Industry."

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