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Luther Porter Jackson (1892-1950)

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Creator:Dennis, Michael
Title:Luther Porter Jackson (1892-1950)

Entry on African American historian and civil rights activist Luther Porter Jackson who authored Free Negro Labor and Property Holding in Virginia, 1830-1860 (1942). He helped found the Petersburg League of Negro Voters in 1935 and worked to desegregate Richmond's public transit system. Includes photographs, a brief list of suggested readings, and a timeline.

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Subjects:Jackson, Luther Porter, 1892-1950 | Historians--Virginia | African American civil rights workers--Virginia | Virginia State College--Faculty | United States, Virginia, 37.431573, -78.656894
Collection:Encyclopedia Virginia
Institution:Virginia Humanities
Contributors:Virginia Foundation for the Humanities
Persistent Link to Item:http://www.encyclopediavirginia.org/Jackson_Luther_Porter_1892-1950