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Mercer, Christopher Columbus Jr.

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Creator:Kilpatrick, Judith
Title:Mercer, Christopher Columbus Jr.

Biographical entry on Christopher Columbus Mercer Jr., a field secretary for the NAACP that advised Daisy Bates during the Crisis at Little Rock Central High School in 1957. Article includes photograph of Mercer.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Articles | Color photographs
Subjects:Bates, Daisy | Mercer, Christopher Columbus, 1924- | African Americans--Civil rights--Arkansas--Little Rock | African American lawyers--Arkansas--Biography | African American educators--Arkansas--Biography | High school teachers--Arkansas--Biography | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | United States, Arkansas, 35.20105, -91.831833 | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
Institution:Richard C. Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture
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copyright Encyclopedia of Arkansas History & Culture 2007

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