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NAACP "Facts About...The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People"

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.338 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: New York, New York Type: Typed document Date: June 1954 Pagination: 3 p. ;

Summary of Content: One typewritten report entitled, "Facts About...The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People" dated June 1954. Report published on behalf of the NAACP stating the organization's mission, goals, history, accomplishments shedding a spotlight on lynchings and civil rights cases brought to the Supreme Court and finances.


Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: ActivismAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansCivil RightsIntegrationLynchingRace discriminationRacismSegregation

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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