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NIP NIP - Black Progress Edition

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.226 Author/Creator: NIP Place Written: Cincinnati, Ohio Type: Pamphlet Date: July 1970 Pagination: 96 p. ; 28.5 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: One issue of NIP printed as the "Special Black Progress Edition" dated July 1970. Front cover is a portrait of Roy Wilkins, executive director of NAACP. This special issue highlights the progress of African American across different industries as well as the convention schedule for the 61st National NAACP Convention. Advertisements feature exclusively African Americans.

People: Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968
Wright, Nathan, 1923-2005
Hunt, Richard, 1935-

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican AmericansAfrican Americans in GovernmentAdvertisingNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)ArtistsLaborUnionsEngineering

Sub Era: The Seventies

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