National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Convention Collection

MS 152

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NAACP 40th Annual Convention Opening session, Second Baptist Church, Los Angeles, July 12, 1949

NAACP 40th Annual Convention Opening session, Second Baptist Church, Los Angeles, July 12, 1949

This collection contains black and white photographs taken by an unknown photographer – most likely a delegate – to the 40th annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Convention held in Los Angeles, California, from July 12-17, 1949. Approximately 500 delegates from over 40 states attended the annual conference of America’s oldest civil rights organization. Most photos are informal snapshots depicting the convention’s opening and closing sessions; also included are a few professionally taken group photos of participants.

Creator

Unknown

Extent

1 box

Language

English
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