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Newspaper Clippings: "NAACP Group Hears Report," "Drive Head Chosen," Photograph of "Meadows High School Chorus Has Robes"

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Creator:Vancouver Branch of the NAACP
Title:Newspaper Clippings: "NAACP Group Hears Report," "Drive Head Chosen," Photograph of "Meadows High School Chorus Has Robes"
Date:1947-1948
Description:

Arthur Cash, Chairman of the Veterans Committee, reported that the National Branch of the NAACP has gone on record as being opposed to program of universal military training. The committee wrote a letter to Governor Wallgren urging integration of Black into the National Guard. The clipping also addresses housing issues in the area and states that people who desire demountable housing should contact Housing Authority or W.H. Underwood, Housing Authority Chairman. W. Irving Jone, Chairman of the Committee on Education announced voting schools. Jone encourages people to write sentors and congressmen to support the anti-poll taz and anti-lynching legislation.

Photograph of "Meadows High School Chourus Has Robes." Photograph has names underlined in red ink. The names underlined are possible members of NAACP Vancouver.

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Types:Image
Subjects:African Americans | National Association for Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) | Organizations | Students | Housing | Military Personnel | 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,327