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Turning point : World War II

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Title:Turning point : World War II

Section of online exhibit outlining the impact of World War II on African Americans in their struggle for equality, focusing on the actions of Presidents Franklin Roosevelt and Harry Truman. The page includes one commemorative stamp and a NAACP advertisement from the Virginia Historical Society and the Library of Congress.

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Types:Black-and-white photographs | Posters | Web sites
Subjects:African Americans--Segregation--Virginia | Civil rights movements--Virginia | African Americans--Civil rights--Virginia | African American civil rights workers--Virginia | Civil rights workers--Virginia | World War, 1939-1945 | United States--Politics and government--1933-1953 | Virginia
Collection:Civil Rights Movement in Virginia : An Exhibition on Display February 7 - June 19, 2004
Institution:Virginia Historical Society
Contributors:Virginia Historical Society | Library of Congress | Civil Rights Movement in Virginia Collection (Virginia Historical Society)
Online Publisher:[Richmond (Va.)] : Virginia Historical Society
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Forms part of: The Civil Rights movement in Virginia (Virginia Historical Society)

Persistent Link to Item:http://www.vahistorical.org/civilrights/ww2.htm