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NAACP It Can Be Done!

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.174 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: January 1955 Pagination: 11 p. ; 22.8 x 15.3 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "It Can Be Done!" dated January 1955 printed by the NAACP. Relays the progress of terminating school segregation. Contains images of integregated and segregated classrooms. Text details the progress of school districts in the South working towards integration; details the eforts to allow Shirley Bulah to be the first black student enrolled in Hockessin School in Delaware; the percentage of black teachers being hired; recommendations to American public schools in order to make progress towards transitioning into integrated schools.

People: Bulah, Shirley B., 1944-2003
Redding, Louis L., 1901-1998

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansActivismSegregationRace discriminationOrganizationsEducationLawLawyersLeaders

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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