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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.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs
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
Collection:African American Odyssey
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division | African-American Odyssey Collection (Library of Congress)
Online Publisher:Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress
Original Material:

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

Related Materials:

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

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/odyssey/archive/08/0826001r.jpg