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Rogers, Joel Augustus (1880-1966) "Remarks of Thurgood Marshall at the Annual Seminar of the San Fracisco Patent and Trademark Law Association in Maui, Hawaii"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.247 Author/Creator: Rogers, Joel Augustus (1880-1966) Place Written: Maui, Hawaii Type: Pamphlet Date: 6 May 1987 Pagination: 12 p. ; 28 x 21.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One typewritten document entitled, "Remarks of Thurgood Marshall at the Annual Seminar of the San Fracisco Patent and Trademark Law Association in Maui, Hawaii" dated May 6, 1987. Details that the Constitution was not written with enslaved people in mind, goes into the language of the document which omits the words "slave," "slavery," and "free Persons." Asks that the centennial in Philadelphia that year be not only celebrative but also considerate of the limited freedoms in the history of African Americans.

People: Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American AuthorAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansLawLawyers

Sub Era: The Fifties

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