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NAACP Highlights of NAACP History 1909-1973

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.172 Author/Creator: NAACP Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1973 Pagination: 26 p. ; 30.4 x 22.8 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "Highlights of NAACP History 1909-1973" dated 1973. Item includes event details from 1909 to 1973 of NAACP's involvement in Supreme Court cases, establishment of publications, leaders, civil rights actions, prison reform and award recipients.

People: Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981
Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett)., 1878-1971
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansActivismSegregationRace discriminationOrganizations

Sub Era: The Seventies

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