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National Negro Congress The Official Proceedings of the National Negro Congress

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.189.01 Author/Creator: National Negro Congress Place Written: Chicago, Illinois Type: Pamphlet Date: 14 February 1936 Pagination: 44 p. ; 21.3 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled "The Official Proceedings of the National Negro Congress," dated February 14, 1936. Item gives an account of the first meeting of the National Negro Congress. Delves into its inception, a speech by the the president of the NNC, A. Philips Randolph, reflection of African American rights aligned with a Farmer Labor Party, and the rise of fascism in Italy and Ethiopia.

People: Randolph, A. Phillip, 1889-1979
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: ActivismLegislationGovernment and CivicsOrganizationsEducationPoliticsCampaignsVotingAfrican American HistoryAfrican Americans

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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