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New York State Commission Against Discrimination Report of Progress

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.220 Author/Creator: New York State Commission Against Discrimination Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1948 Pagination: 95 p. ; 21.5 x 14 cm.

Summary of Content: One report entitled "Report of Progress," prepared by the New York State Commission Against Discrimination dated 1948. Includes the origin of the commission; their work procedure for investigating complaints; examples of discriminatory cases filed; how the commission's investigations aided New Yorkers to be hired and how this led to anti-discriminatory practices. Includes services provided to educational institutions.

People:

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ActivismRace discriminationSegregationAfrican AmericansPoliticiansPoliticsCommunity organizationWorker's rights

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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