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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Civil Rights Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-134
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to civil rights, dating from 1893 to 1962. The subjects covered include: civil rights, segregation, integration, the NAACP, the League of Women Voters, the Republican Party, and the Democratic Party. These materials are also available as scanned images through v-text: Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials collected to elucidate the past. We recognize that users...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

Folder 5: Margaret Leonard Strike Rules, 1960s

 File — Box 6, Folder: 5
Collection number: Folder 5
Scope and Contents

Garment Factory Rules and Regulations: one page.

Atlanta Area Rules for Conduct in Sit-Down Demonstrations: one page. (Sanctioned by the NAACP as suggested by Margaret Long, "Daddy" McGill, and "Daddy'O" Hartsfield, and the Atlanta Journal Constitution.)

Dates: Created: 1960s

Folder 11: Tallahassee Democrat, May 1985, May-85

 File — Box 5, Folder: 11
Collection number: Folder 11
Scope and Contents

Newspaper articles: Topics cover bills in the legislature especially concerning medical malpractice and the evaluation of teachers. A NAACP awards ceremony and speech are also covered.

Dates: Created: May-85

Folder 13: Magazine Articles (Atlanta) and Newspaper Clippings, 1930s -1960s

 File — Box 2, Folder: 13
Collection number: Folder 13
Scope and Contents

Magazine articles written by Long, possibly from The Progressive:

"All God's Chillun," dated 1963, discussing segregation and the attitudes of Southern Whites. "The Freest Man in Mississippi," no date. An article about Aaron Henry, president of the NAACP and candidate for governor.

Assorted newspaper articles by Long on subjects ranging from human nterest stories to commentary on racial and politiacal issues.

Dates: Created: 1930s -1960s

Folder 13: Margaret Bridges Article & Notes, 1958

 File — Box 6, Folder: 13
Collection number: Folder 13
Scope and Contents

Article & a notes:

An article by Margaret Bridges "What Can We Do?" about integration. Notebook and notes on segregation, race relations, and southern living.

Dates: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Folder 16: Chattanooga Times, 1971

 File — Box 4, Folder: 16
Collection number: Folder 16
Other Information

Newspaper articles on a variety of topics pertaining to school systems including zoning, lunch system and the influence of NAACP.

Dates: Created: 1971

Folder 23: Complete Clippings March 1973, Mar-73

 File — Box 4, Folder: 23
Collection number: Folder 23
Other Information

Margaret "sissy" Leonard articles on politics, meat boycott, navy and more.

Dates: Created: Mar-73

Folder 28; Article drafts Maggie Long

 File — Box 2, Folder: 28
Collection number: Folder 28
Other Information

A collection of article drafts that cover a broad range of topics such as the NAACP's attempt to censor literature they deem inappropriate to children, to sexism in the work place

Dates: 1900 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1970

Folder 35: St Petersburg Times May - December 1974, May - December 1974

 File — Box 4, Folder: 35
Collection number: Folder 35
Other Information

St. Petersburg Times Articles: The hiring of a black teacher is questioned. A lot of articles pertaining to school and family life. An old veteran feminist talking about what it was like to gain equal rights.

Dates: Created: May - December 1974

Item 52: NAACP Branch Charter, 1941-01-06

 Item — Item 52
Collection number: 52
Scope and Contents

The charter for the Hayti, Missouri branch of the NAACP, framed.

Dates: 1941-01-06

M.E. Thompson Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: MS-27
Scope and Contents Melvin Thompson, the first person elected to the office of lieutenant governor of Georgia, served as the state's governor in 1947-48. He is best remembered for his fight with Herman Talmadge over the governorship after the death of Governor-elect Eugene Talmadge in 1946. The papers of M.E. Thompson consist primarily of correspondence relating to the Three Governors Controversy and Thompson’s subsequent campaign years.  The major correspondents include Jimmy Carter, Phil Landrum, Herman...
Dates: 1947-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1947, 1954, 1956

Valdosta State University Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-5-10-26
Scope and Contents This collection presents a comprehensive view of the history of the Valdosta State University Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. The bulk of the papers are from 2003-2007,  and contain a brief history of the NAACP, the materials used in founding the VSU Chapter including the Charter, and the by-laws and constitutions for the local,state, and national level of the NAACP. It also includes agendas and minutes for NAACP meetings, as well as...
Dates: 2003 - 2007; Acquired: 2007-07-25