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Claessens, August, 1885-1954; Race Prejudice.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.239 Author/Creator: Claessens, August, 1885-1954; Place Written: Brooklyn, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1943 Pagination: 28 p. ; 18.4 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Race Prejudice," dated 1943. Consists of writings pertaining to race discriminations based on prejudice, social conditioning, as well as the religious, historical and geographical factors.

Background Information: This is No. 209 in the Public Affairs Pamphlet series.


Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: Race discriminationWhite supremacy movementsSegregationGlobal History and CivicsEconomicsEducation Reform

Sub Era: The Fifties

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