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Papers of the NAACP (1909-1950), pt. 1-3

Title:  Papers of the NAACP (1909-1950), pt. 1-3

Location:  Jerome Library Main Microforms; Pt. I: film E 185.5 .N276 A21; Pt.2: film E 185.61 .N2732; Pt.3: E 185.5 .N276 A23

Format and Number of Reels/Fiche/Cards:  Microfilm; 91 reels

Publisher:  University Publications of America

Content Description:  Reproductions of documents of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1909 to 1950. This collection is divided into 3 parts:

The collection includes minutes of meetings and conferences, speeches (by such people as Ida Wells Barnett, Clarence Darrow, John Dewey, Mary Church Terrell, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, etc.), legal documents, correspondence, etc. Topics include the structure and activities of the NAACP, discrimination in education and employment, race riots, lynching, suffrage, political activities, the Ku Klux Klan, African Americans in government and the armed forces, and racial problems in countries such as South Africa and Haiti.

Note: The BGSU Libraries own only parts 1-3 of this very large collection, which was issued in at least 27 parts. The BGSU Libraries also do not own the supplements to part 1 and own only Series A and B of part 3.

Language(s):  English

Arrangement:  See the guides for the arrangement of each part


1) A Guide to Papers of the NAACP: Part 1 (REF E 185.5 .N276 A2 pt.1) This guide includes a list of all of the documents and a subject index.

2) A Guide to Papers of the NAACP: Part 3 (REF E 185.5 .N276 A2 pt.3 ser. A & REF E 185.5 .N276 A2 pt.3 ser.B). These guides include a list of all documents and a subject index.

Subject Categories:  Education; History; Law; Multicultural Studies; Political Science; Women's Studies

Keywords:  naacp, national association for the advancement of colored people, race, blacks, african americans, negroes, equality, discrimination

Time Period:  20th Century