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ADMINISTRATIVE PROGRAMS, 1916-1969 (continued)
Youth Council and College Chapter Delegates and Conference Activities, 1941-1957, bulk 1950-1957. (continued)
Miscellaneous youth conferences (continued)
Brotherhood Rally 365
Call No.: LOT 13079, no. 83 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13079, nos. 84-96 (F)
Undated/Unidentified (includes Thurgood Marshall)
Call No.: LOT 13079, no. 97 (H)
Freedom Fund Activities, General Fundraising Campaigns and Programs, 1937-1965, bulk 1950-1959.
Call No.: LOT 13080 (F) (H)
NAACP staff and board members accepting donations from members, representatives from charities and clubs, and labor organizations; one photo of NAACP national staff meeting in 1953 to plan the "Fight for Freedom" fundraising campaign--an effort to raise one million dollars annually until 1963, the centennial of the Emancipation Proclamation. Includes some branch activities to raise money for the Freedom Fund campaign, a Freedom Fund poster, and one sheet of Freedom Fund Christmas seals. NAACP staff depicted include Lucille Black, Charles Houston, Thurgood Marshall, Jackie Robinson, Arthur Spingarn, Roy Wilkins, and Walter White. Other prominent people include Lena Horne and Charles Houston. 49 photographic prints; 2 photomechanical prints; 2 prints (1 poster, 1 Christmas seal stamp sheet). Organized into two subject categories: General fundraising; Freedom fund.
General fundraising, 1937-1962
Call No.: LOT 13080, nos. 1-31 (F)
Freedom fund, 1953-1965 (no. 52B and no. 53 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13080, nos. 32-53 (F)(H)
Membership Activities at the National, State, and Local Levels, 1943-1963, bulk 1953-1960.
Call No.: LOT 13081 (F)
General and life membership drives and benefits; includes national staff receiving contributions from representatives of social organizations and local businesses. Also photos of committees in planning sessions for membership campaigns; celebrities promoting membership; many photos of the "New York Metropolitan Area" membership campaign; members receiving life membership plaques from NAACP staff. NAACP staff depicted include Morris DeLisser, Kivie Kaplan, Thurgood Marshall, Arthur Spingarn, Channing Tobias, and Roy Wilkins. Includes some photos of Floyd Patterson, Freedom Fund co-chairman, at NAACP membership rally. Other entertainers and sports figures represented include Sammy Davis, Jr., Lena Horne, and Jackie Robinson. 114 photographic prints; 6 contact sheets (98 images); 2 prints. Organized into two subject categories: General membership; Life membership.
General membership, 1943-1963
Call No.: LOT 13081, nos. 1-52 (F)
Life membership, 1943-1963
Call No.: LOT 13081, nos. 53-121 (F)
Local and National Award Winners and Scholarship Recipients, ca. 1920-1960.
Call No.: LOT 13082 (F)
Includes portraits of NAACP beautiful baby contest prize winners, recipients of the NAACP Ike Smalls Award, a portrait of the North Carolina NAACP mother of the year for 1957. Presentations of awards by Gloster Current, Ruby Hurley, Roy Wilkins, and Herbert Wright. Group portrait of the NAACP Emancipation Proclamation Centennial essay contest judges with Calvin Banks, NAACP program director. 26 photographic prints. Organized into two subject categories: Awards--general; Beautiful baby contest.
Awards--general, ca. 1946-1958
Call No.: LOT 13082, nos. 1-17 (F)
Beautiful baby contest, ca. 1925-1947
Call No.: LOT 13082, nos. 18-23 (F)
Administrative Meetings, Office Social Gatherings, and Facilities, 1925-ca. 1960, bulk 1935-1942.
Call No.: LOT 13083 (F)
Primarily NAACP executive officers, board members, standing committees, and other staff at meetings, probably in New York offices. Also includes unposed photographs of office staff at unidentified social gatherings. Staff and board members photographed include Ella Baker, John Hammond, Thurgood Marshall, E. Frederic Morrow, Arthur Spingarn, Walter White, Roy Wilkins; one group photo of board member Eleanor Roosevelt meeting with NAACP executives. Includes photos of NAACP office buildings in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C., and a few snapshots of property, "G.W. Quinn's Groceries" located at Pine Bluff, Ark., that was bequeathed to the NAACP in 1935 by a former member. 28 photographic prints. Organized into two subject categories: Administrative meetings and gatherings; Buildings and facilities.
Administrative meetings and gatherings, 1942-ca. 1960
Call No.: LOT 13083, nos. 1-18 (F)
Buildings and facilities, ca. 1925-1949
Call No.: LOT 13083, nos. 19-29 (F)
Promotional and Publication Materials, ca. 1943-ca. 1959.
Call No.: LOT 13084 (F) (H)
Includes original design drawings for NAACP membership campaign posters; camera-ready materials for a Christmas seal ad; and posters for NAACP anniversary dances, membership drives, "wartime" conferences, and voter registration campaigns designed by Louise Jefferson and Elton Fax. Photographs reproduced from a 1943 promotional film entitled On Guard show NAACP staff members Ella Baker, William Hastie, Thurgood Marshall, E. Frederic Morrow, Mary White Ovington, and Roy Wilkins. A series of cyanotype prints for a publication entitled "The Negro in America" includes portraits of prominent African American authors, entertainers, and sports figures, educators, and social leaders, including Marian Anderson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Ralphe Bunche, Alain Locke, Joe Louis, and Jackie Robinson. 51 photographic prints; 13 prints; 10 design drawings. Organized into four subject categories: Camera-ready mock-ups; film stills from the motion picture On Guard; Miscellaneous publications and fliers; Oversize design drawings and posters.
Camera-ready mock- ups
Call No.: LOT 13084, nos. 1-4 (F)
Film stills from the motion picture On Guard (nos. 23-29 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13084, nos. 5-29 (F)
Miscellaneous publications and fliers (nos. 30-32 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13084, nos. 30-33Z (F)
Oversize design drawings and posters (nos. 37-46 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13084, nos. 34-46 (H)
Primarily photographs documenting segregation and other discriminatory practices that the organization protested in its attempt to achieve political and social equality. Civil rights campaigns, legislative, and legal programs. Includes branches involvement in demonstrations at the local level. Photographs of lobbying activities, marches, assemblies, and rallies organized by the NAACP and other organizations in support of civil rights legislation. Also documents general living and non-military working conditions of African Americans.
Farmers, Migrant Agricultural Workers, and Sharecroppers, 1939-1958.
Call No.: LOT 13085 (F)
Primarily portraits of sharecroppers, migrant agricultural workers, and farmers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Haiti--some by Farm Security Administration (FSA) photographers Jack Delano, Russell Lee, Arthur Rothstein, and Marion Post Wolcott. Includes U.S. Department of Agriculture and Agricultural Adjustment Agency photos of extension services for farmers and photos of food production, distribution, and conservation, during World War II. Several photos of Southern University, La., "Victory Farm Program" show students farming on the university campus. One photo of Mrs. Harold Ickes giving a tour to a group of Japanese Americans on her farm near Olney, Md. 39 photographic prints; 3 photomechanical prints. Organized into three subject categories: Department of Agriculture war effort; Farmers, migrant workers, and sharecroppers; Miscellaneous.
Department of Agriculture war effort
Call No.: LOT 13085, nos. 1-9 (F)
Farmers, migrant workers, and sharecroppers
Call No.: LOT 13085, nos. 10-34 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13085, nos. 35-41 (F)
Defendants in Criminal Cases and NAACP Attorneys, 1928-1949.
Call No.: LOT 13086 (F)
Portrait of a juvenile defendant in the Bell-Swain case; group portrait of the attorneys in the George Crawford case; defendant Jess Hollins with NAACP attorney Cecil Robertson; one photo of Juanita Jackson Mitchell visiting the Scottsboro defendants in jail; defendant W.D. Lyons; eight photos of NAACP clients Lawrence Mitchell, Richard Philip Adams, and John Walter Bordinane, soldiers convicted in a rape case, shown in military uniform and in prison dress; one photo of the principals involved in a slavery charge; defendants in the Columbia, Tenn., riot case with NAACP attorneys and the Nashville, Tenn., branch president M.G. Ferguson; one photo of the three defendants in the Groveland, Fla., rape case: Walter Irvin, Charles Greenlee, and Samuel Shepherd. Prominent NAACP staff and attorneys represented include Charles Houston, Z. Alexander Looby, and Walter White. 17 photographic prints; 3 photomechanical prints. Organized chronologically.
Defendants and their counsel
Call No.: LOT 13086, nos. 1-20 (F)
Public Signs Expressing Jim Crow Policies and Other Derogatory Sentiments, 1943- ca. 1960.
Call No.: LOT 13087 (F)
Includes two snapshots of a roadside advertisement in Vinita, Okla., reading "Eat nigger chicken" that were sent to the NAACP by J. Richardson Jones along with a letter explaining why the photos were taken; two photos of various discriminatory signs in a trash can, one photo with a letter 'X' painted across the image. One photo of a soft drink dispenser for white customers only. 4 photographic prints; 2 prints.
Discriminatory signs, interior and exterior
Call No.: LOT 13087, nos. 1-6 (F)
Schools and Activities to Eliminate Segregation in Public Education at the College and Secondary Levels, 1921-1961, bulk 1942-1957.
Call No.: LOT 13088 (F) (H)
Emphasis is on buildings, facilities, and students at African American schools, colleges, and universities. Lincoln University, Wayne State, and Wilberforce are represented. Includes photos comparing schools for African Americans with those for whites and group portraits of graduating classes; some photos of defendants in school and college desegregation cases, including Donald Gaines Murray (University of Maryland), Autherine Lucy (University of Alabama), Henry Doyle and Heman Sweatt (University of Texas), Ada Lois Sipuel and G.W. McLaurin (University of Oklahoma); some photos show civil disturbances at schools attempting integration in the late 1950s, including some of Central High School, Little Rock, Ark.; one photo shows Daisy Bates with the "Little Rock Nine." Includes NAACP youth protesting segregation at Texas State University, and college students marching in support of the Austin-Mahoney Bill. One photo of Billie Holiday with school children from Merriam, Kans. NAACP staff depicted include Daisy Bates, Oliver Hill, Ruby Hurley, and Thurgood Marshall. Includes several photos of Carl Van Vechten and Georgia O'Keeffe on the campus of Fisk University. 222 photographic prints; 23 photomechanical prints. Organized into eight subject categories: Desegregation cases; Integrated schools and colleges; Protest, secondary and college; African American schools; White schools and students; Unidentified school buildings; Universities and colleges; Miscellaneous. Arranged chronologically or alphabetically within each category.
Desegregation cases
College, 1938-1948
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 1-10 (F)
Autherine Lucy, 1956
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 11-16 (F)
Secondary, 1943-ca. 1960
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 17-40 (F)
Integrated schools and colleges, 1948-1957
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 41-52 (F)
Protest, secondary and college, 1939-1961
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 53-74 (F)
African American schools, 1921-ca. 1950
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 75-117 (F)
White schools and students, ca. 1940-ca. 1950
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 118-121 (F)
Unidentified school buildings
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 122-128 (F)
Universities and colleges
American University, Washington, D.C.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 129-131 (F)
Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga.
Call No.: LOT 13088, no. 132 (F)
Baylor University, Waco, Tex.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 133-134 (F)
Bowie State College, Bowie, Md.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 135-136 (F)
Clark College, Atlanta, Ga.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 137-138 (F)
Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 139-147 (F)
Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Fla.
Call No.: LOT 13088, no. 148 (F)
Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 149-150 (F)
Lane College, Jackson, Tenn.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 151 (F)
Lincoln University, Lincoln University, Pa.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 152-161 (F)
Maryland State College, Princes Anne, Md.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 162-164 (F)
Morgan State University, Baltimore, Md.
Call No.: LOT 13088, no. 165 (F)
University of Maryland, College Park, Md.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 166-168 (F)
Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee Institute, Ala. (no. 169, no. 171, and no. 172 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 169-176 (F)
Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 177-178 (F)
Wayne State University, Detroit, Mich.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 179-187 (F)
West Virginia State College, Institute, W.Va.
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 188-189 (F)
Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio
Call No.: LOT 13088, nos. 190-211 (F)
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