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National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Then and Now

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.146 Author/Creator: National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: February 1959 Pagination: 11 p. ; 23 x 14 cm.

One pamphlet entitled "Then and Now," dated February 1959. Describes the NAACP's inception on February 12, 1959; the first conference held in New York City attended by almost 300 people challenging racist policies and legislation; a list of accomplishments such as abolishing lynching, enactment of Fair Employment Practices Acts in 15 states; passage of Civil Rights Act of 1957 and others.

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