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Thirtieth Spingarn Medal awarded to Paul Robeson, October 18, 1945

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Title:Thirtieth Spingarn Medal awarded to Paul Robeson, October 18, 1945
Date:1945 Oct. 18

Black-and-white photograph showing the awards banquet at which Paul Robeson was presented with the Spingarn Medal in 1945. The NAACP awards the Spingarn Medal yearly to an African American with high achievements.

Exhibited: African-American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, Library of Congress, 1998.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 | African American athletes | African American actors | African American men | African American women | Dinners and dining | Award presentations | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Spingarn Medal | United States, 37.09024, -95.712891
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
Original Material:

NAACP Collection (b&w film neg.); (digital file from original negative)

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Persistent Link to Item:http://crdl.usg.edu/id:loc_afamodyssey_0826001r
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/odyssey/archive/08/0826001r.jpg