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Newspaper Clippings: "Wallgren Okays Integration of Colored National Guards Units," "Gen. Llewellyn says Integration 'Worked Well'," "All Negro Unit Set Up: National Pattern Blamed"

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Creator:Vancouver Branch of the NAACP
Title:Newspaper Clippings: "Wallgren Okays Integration of Colored National Guards Units," "Gen. Llewellyn says Integration 'Worked Well'," "All Negro Unit Set Up: National Pattern Blamed"
Date:1947-1948
Description:

Articles address how Authur R. Cash, Chairman, Vetrans Committee of the Vancouver NAACP received letter from Governor Mon C. Wallgren regarding integration of National Guard for the state of Washington. Governor Wallgren states that "E.W. Llewellyn has been for sometime working on this problem..." "General Llewellyn is working to organize in this statem separate units with ballalions which will be composed of both officers and enlisted men of minority races." Goal is to integrate minority racial groups in the National Guard.

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Types:Image
Subjects:African Americans | National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) | Organizations | Military Service | Military Personnel | Segregation | Integration | Vancouver (Wash.) | Clark County (Wash.)
Collection:Columbia River Basin Ethnic History Project
Institution:Washington State University's Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Contributors:Clark County Historical Museum
Online Publisher:[Spokane, Wash.] : Washington State University
Original Material:

Vancouver Branch of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)

Rights and Usage:

To obtain a copy of this item, or request permission to publish, contact the

Clark County Historical Society Library and Archives, 1511 Main Street,

Vancouver, WA 98660, 360-993-5679 or cchm@pacifier.com.

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From the Washington State University digital collection (Washington State University)

Persistent Link to Item:http://kaga.wsulibs.wsu.edu/u?/cchm,326