National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Convention Collection

collection

Campus:
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Library:
Robert E. Kennedy Library
Subject(s):
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- History -- 20th century ; Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century ; African Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Social conditions.
Description:
This collection contains black and white photographs taken by an unknown photographer – most likely a delegate – to the 40th annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Convention held in Los Angeles, California, from July 12-17, 1949. Approximately 500 delegates from over 40 states attended the annual conference of America’s oldest civil rights organization. Most photos are informal snapshots depicting the convention’s opening and closing sessions; also included are a few professionally taken group photos of participants.
Dates covered:
1949
Language(s):
English
Collection Size:
1 box
For more information:
Additional Information
Citation Sample:
Guide to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Convention Collection, July 1949, Special Collections, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Collection policy:
Collection is open to qualified researchers by appointment only. Collection stored remotely. Advance notice for use required.