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News; American History
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"The oldest continuously published black newspaper, is dedicated to the needs and concerns of the fourth largest black community in the U.S. During the 1930s the paper supported the growth of the United Way, rallied against the riots in Chester, PA, and continuously fought against segregation."
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American History; Race and Ethnicity
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1 online resource.
  • pt. 1. Meetings of the Board of Directors, records of annual conferences, major speeches, and special reports, 1909-1950
  • pt. 2. Personal correspondence of selected NAACP officials, 1919-1939
  • pt. 3. The campaign for educational equality.
  • pt. 4. The voting rights campaign, 1916-1950
  • pt. 5. The campaign against residential segregation, 1914-1955
  • pt. 6. The Scottsboro case, 1931-1950
  • pt. 7. The anti-lynching campaign, 1912-1955.
  • pt. 8. Discrimination in the criminal justice system.
  • pt. 9. Discrimination in the U.S. armed forces, 1918-1955. General office files on armed forces' affairs, 1918-1955.
  • pt. 10. Peonage, labor, and the New Deal, 1913-1939
  • pt. 11. Special subject files, 1912-1939
  • pt. 12. Selected branch files, 1913-1939.
  • pt. 13. NAACP and labor, 1940-1955.
  • pt. 14. Race relations in the international arena, 1940-1955
  • pt. 15. Segregation and discrimination, complaints and responses, 1940-1955.
  • pt. 16. Board of directors, correspondence and committee materials.
  • pt. 17. National staff files, 1940-1955
  • pt. 18. Special subjects, 1940-1955.
  • pt. 19. Youth file.
  • pt. 20. White resistance and reprisals, 1956-1965
  • pt. 21. NAACP relations with the modern civil rights movement
  • pt. 22. Legal department administrative files, 1956-1965
  • pt. 23. Legal Department case files, 1956-1965
  • pt. 24. Special subjects, 1956-1965.
  • pt. 25. Branch department files.
  • pt. 26. Selected branch files, 1940-1955.
Nearly 2 million digitized pages of internal memos, legal briefings, and direct action summaries from national, legal, and branch offices throughout the country. It charts the NAACP's work and covers issues including: lynching, school desegregation, and discrimination in the military, the criminal justice system, employment, and housing, among others. It provides a comprehensive view of the NAACP's evolution, policies, and achievements from 1909-1970.
Database topics
American History; Race and Ethnicity
Physical extent
1 online resource.
The far-reaching impact of plantations on both the American South and the nation. It's one of the most fascinating and controversial topics of 19th-century American history. Debates over such questions as the extent of the political dominance of the large planters or the survival of African culture under the plantation regime have engaged historians for decades.
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