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Voting Registration Activities and Voter Rights Infringement Cases, 1944-1962. (continued)
Campaigns, Tampa, Fla., 1960 (?) (continued)
Call No.: LOT 13098, nos. 14-23 (F)
Court cases and congressional hearings, 1946-1957
Call No.: LOT 13098, nos. 24-30 (F)
Gus Courts and George Lee case, 1955
Call No.: LOT 13098, nos. 31-38 (F)
Civil Rights Marches, Demonstrations, and Lobbying Activities to Promote Civil Rights Legislation at National and Local Levels, 1917-1966, bulk 1950-1963.
Call No.: LOT 13099 (F)
Primarily marches, demonstrations, and meetings on civil rights issues. Includes images of the Silent Protest parade of 1917 (New York, N.Y.) and the Prayer Pilgrimage of 1957. Also includes color snapshots of the Selma, Ala., march of 1965. Miscellaneous subjects include a photo of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., speaking at a labor rally in New York, N.Y.; Korean War veterans picketing in front of the Robert E. Lee Hotel; branch members in Detroit, Mich., marching in a parade to protest segregation; several photos of Roy Wilkins celebrating his birthday at the 5th Statewide Fair Practices & Civil Rights Conference of 1966; NAACP executives Clarence Mitchell, Channing Tobias, Walter White, and Roy Wilkins, meeting with Presidents Truman, Eisenhower, and Kennedy about civil rights legislation. Includes snapshots documenting a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) sponsored memorial walk for slain civil rights activist William Moore, showing young civil rights activists walking and resting along the march route. Other civil rights leaders depicted include Martin Luther King, Jr., and A. Philip Randolph. 98 photographic prints. Organized into three subject categories: Civil rights conferences; Legislation and political action; Marches and rallies. Arranged chronologically within each category.
Civil rights conferences, 1951-1966
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 1-7 (F)
Legislation and political action
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 8-15 (F)
Marches and rallies
General, 1944-1960
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 16-27 (F)
Silent Protest parade, 1917
Call No.: LOT 13099, no. 28 (F)
National Emergency Civil Rights Mobilization Conference, 1950
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 29-39 (F)
Civil rights assembly, Washington, D.C., 1956
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 40-64 (F)
Prayer Pilgrimage, Washington, D.C., 1957
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 65-73 (F)
NAACP civil rights rally, Oakland, Calif., 1960
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 74-76 (F)
William Moore Memorial, Freedom Walk, 1963
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 77-95 (F)
Selma, Ala., march, 1965
Call No.: LOT 13099, nos. 96-106 (F)
Freedom Fund Drive, Membership Campaign, and NAACP Rally in Harlem, (New York, N.Y.), during the summer of 1961.
Call No.: LOT 13100 (F)
Includes NAACP staff and volunteers soliciting memberships at NAACP donation tables set up in the street; people posting membership signs at area beauty salons and barber shops; workers at NAACP offices answering phones; a parade and NAACP-sponsored rally in front of the Hotel Theresa. Some photos taken at the rally show a Black Muslim counterdemonstration with some people carrying signs depicting Patrice Lumumba and others with signs marked "Integration, no, separation yes." Two images from this group depict Malcolm X talking with NAACP youth secretary Herbert Wright. Includes several photos of a celebrity, possibly Dinah Washington, talking with people at a NAACP membership table on the street, a few photos of A. Philip Randolph and Roy Wilkins at the rally. 15 contact sheets (363 images); 27 photographic prints. Organized into two categories: Contact sheets; Enlargements.
Contact sheets
Call No.: LOT 13100, nos. 1-15 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13100, nos. 16-42 (F)
International activities, people, and places of interest to the NAACP.
Delegates and Activities at International Congresses, 1944-1960.
Call No.: LOT 13101 (F)
Includes photos of the Conference Africaine Française in Brazzaville, some of which depict Charles DeGaulle and Governor-General Félix Eboué of French equatorial Africa; trade union leaders at meetings; West Indies National Council Vice President Richard Moore speaking at a meeting in San Francisco, Calif., on independence for the Caribbean and India; one photo shows Ralph Bunche at a United Nations meeting on Israeli-Jordan relations. 27 photographic prints. Organized chronologically.
Conference Africaine Française, Brazzaville, Congo
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 1-15 (F)
World Trade Union Congress, London, England, Feb.
Call No.: LOT 13101, no. 16 (F)
World Youth Conference, London, England, Nov.
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 17-18 (F)
Free India Meeting
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 19-20 (F)
Mount Holyoke College, Institute on the U.N.
Call No.: LOT 13101, no. 21 (F)
Unite d Nations Israeli-Jordan meeting
Call No.: LOT 13101, no. 22 (F)
Second Triennial Conference of the World Assembly of Youth, Singapore, Malaya, 15-24 Aug.
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 230-24 (F)
Se minar on Tropical Africa, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va.
Call No.: LOT 13101, nos. 25-28 (F)
Views, Daily Activities, and People from Various Countries in Africa, South America, and the West Indies, ca. 1933-1953, bulk 1943-1950.
Call No.: LOT 13102 (F) (H)
Emphasis is on the countries of Ecuador, Ethiopia, Haiti, Liberia, and Nigeria. Subjects include: destruction and rebuilding after the Ecuador earthquake of 1949; Ethiopian priests at the Vatican; Ethiopian soldiers of the Italian army; views of Liberian President Edwin Barclay at official gatherings, and a few of U.S. ambassador to Liberia Edward Dudley; Haitian cultural and educational buildings; street scenes in Port-au-Prince; portraits of Haitian President Elie Lescot alone, and with his family at the Palace; portraits of other Haitian government and military officials; Walter White with U.S. military and Haitian government officials, possibly at ceremonies associated with the Haitian bicentennial of 1950. Photos of Nigeria include postcard views of the "capping" ceremony for Prince Falolu in Lagos and some city views of Ibadan; American soldiers watching Nigerian villagers dry cocoa beans and being greeted by villagers while touring a village marketplace. One photo of Roy Wilkins with Somali Youth League members. Also includes portraits of several African tribal chiefs; laborers in various countries, and general activities of village and city life. 154 photographic prints; 1 print (poster). Organized into four geographic categories: Africa (arranged alphabetically by country); South America (arranged alphabetically by country); West Indies (arranged alphabetically by country); Unidentified.
Dji bouti
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 1-8 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 9-13 (F)
Ethiopians at the Vatican
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 14-22 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 23 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 24 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 25-38 (F)
Liberia, U.S. Ambassador to
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 39 (H)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 40-58 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 59-61 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 62-69 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 70-71 (F)
Miscellaneous, 1943-1951
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 72-80 (F)
South America
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 81 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 82-93 (F)
Ecuador--United Nations poster "Relief to Ecuador"
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 94 (H)
West Indies
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 95-98 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 99-128 (F)
Haiti Bicentennial, 1950
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 129-140 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 141-142 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 143-145 (F)
Virgin Islands (nos. 146-148 are in color)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 146-148 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, no. 149 (F)
Call No.: LOT 13102, nos. 150-151 (F)
Photographs related to the NAACP's efforts to integrate the armed forces. African American contributions, both male and female, to the various branches of the armed services. The bulk documents World War II period.
African American Women in the Military Services, during World War II, 1943-1951, bulk 1943-1945.
Call No.: LOT 13103 (F)
Emphasis is on activities of the Army Nurses Corps and the Women's Army (Auxiliary) Corps at bases in Australia, England, France, and the United States. Activities include training, recruitment, clerical work, and recreation, such as army nurses playing cards and knitting, and a WAAC band in a parade. Includes portraits of officers and new recruits. Prominent people depicted include Mary McLeod Bethune at a National Civilian Advisory Committee luncheon, Fort Des Moines, Iowa; Joe Louis welcoming a group of new WAAC enlistees; and Walter White visiting the Fort Des Moines, Iowa, training center. 76 photographic prints. Organized into five subject categories: Army Nurse Corps; Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs), later called Women's Army Corps (WACs); Women in the Air Force (WAFs); Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES); Miscellaneous, Atlanta Army Services Forces Department.
Army Nurse Corps
Arrival in Australia
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 1-5 (F)
European Theater of Operations (ETO) nurses in England
Call No.: LOT 13103, nos. 6-13 (F)
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