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National Urban League Of Sight and Sound, Letters from an American Abroad.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.194 Author/Creator: National Urban League Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1959 Pagination: 13 p. ; 22.9 x 15.1 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled "Of Sight and Sound, Letters from an American Abroad," dated 1959. Consists of letters from Lester B. Granger, executive director of the National Urban League dated 1958-1959. Letters sent from Rangoon, Burma, Karachi-Bound, Dar-es-salaam, and Accra, Ghana. He refers to his three-month tour through parts of Asia, the mIddle East and Africa. Relays his encounter of the presence of colonialism, racism and economic standing from his tour.

People: Granger, Lester B., 1896-1976

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryCivil Rights MovementCivil RightsRace discriminationAfrican American AuthorAfrican AmericansAfricaColonizationCivil RightsTravelAsiaIndiaPakistanGhana

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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