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NAACP NAACP: its program and objectives

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.155 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1960 Pagination: 2 p. ; 20.4 x 34.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "NAACP: its program and objectives" dated approximately in 1960. Front of the flyer details the NAACP's mission for civil rights and number of members part of the organization. Back side consists of summaries of efforts led by the NAACP, with marginalia notes likely written by Henry L. Moon, public relations director. Efforts mention include housing, voting rights, fair employment practices, equal treatment in the court of law, travel restrictions through parts of the south due to segregation, lynching, education, and access to public parks.

People: Moon, Henry Lee, 1901-1985

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsEducationHousingLynchingNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)Quality of LifeSegregation

Sub Era: The Sixties

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