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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People NAACP 30th annual report for 1939

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06135.08.01 Author/Creator: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlets Date: 1939 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Lists NAACP officers for 1939. Includes chapters discussing lynching, education, economic opportunity, legal defense, and Department of Branches. The education chapter outlines several cases regarding the desegregation of university law schools and regarding teachers' salaries, among other issues. Closes with a report on finances.

People: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

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

Keywords/Subjects: Education Reform, African American Author, African American History, Civil Rights, Reform Movement, Lynching, Economics, Education, Law, Jim Crow, Finance

Sub Era: The Great Depression