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Organizational Meeting of the NAACP program
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TitleOrganizational Meeting of the NAACP program
DescriptionProgram for the organizational meeting held March 12, 1959 of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Galesburg, Illinois chapter.
SubjectOrganizations
Named PersonColeman, Rev. C.L.; Atwood, Jesse Howell; Sephus, H.; Wood, Vivian; Reid, Rev. Wilfred; Nance, Rev. Louis; Finley, Sydney C.;
Time Period1950s
ContributorsNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Date Created (original)March, 1959
TypeText
Formatpdf
IdentifierJ. Howell Atwood Manuscript Collection (box 9)
Languageeng
RightsSee http://library.knox.edu/digitalcollections/rightsinfo.htm
CollectionStruggle and Progress-African Americans in Knox County, Illinois (Knox College)
Date Digital2012-08-23
TranscriptORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
OF THE
NAACP

NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION
FOR THE
ADVANCEMENT
OF
COLORED
PEOPLE

MARCH 12 1959 -- 8:00PM

GEORGE CHURCHILL JUNIOR
HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM

p. 2
ORGANIZATIONAL CO-CHAIRMAN
Mr. Sydney Finley Jr.
Rev. Wilfred Reid

ORGANIZATIONAL SECRETARY
Mrs. Iona Hendricks

REGISTRARS
Mrs. Frances Beverly
Mrs. G. S. Eik
Mrs. Mary Lou Finley
Mrs. Michael Gravine
Mrs. Kenneth Henderson
Mrs. Fred McGill

*********

USHERS
Mrs. Immogene Allen
Mr. Larry Hendricks Jr.
Miss Joyce Murrell
Miss Willa Ruth Roberson
Miss Ivy Wilder
Miss Lena Wilson
Miss Louise Wilson
Mr. Donald Wright
Miss Patricia Wright

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Mr. Sydney Finley Jr. presiding over
program

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Memberships may be mailed at a later date
to Mr. S. C. Finley, 264 Holton St., Gales-
burg [Galesburg] or to Rev. Wildred Reid, 593 West Tom-
kins Street, Galesburg, Illinois.
*********
Opening Prayer............... Rev. C.L. Coleman
Pastor, 2nd Baptist Church

"The Changing Negro
In America".............Dr. J.Howell Atwood
Chairman of Sociology & Anthropology,
Know College

"Accomplishments and Practices Of
The N.A.A.C.P. In Peoria........Mr. H. Sephus
President, Peoria NAACP

"Why Should We Join
The N.A.A.C.P.?"...............Vivian Wood
Speaker from Chicago N.A.A.C.P. Branch

Questions & Discussion......Group Participation

***************
Intermission
N.A.A.C.P. Memberships Accepted by Registrars
At Rear Of Auditorium
***************

"Future Of The Galesburg Negro"............
Rev. Wilfred Reid, Pastor, Allen Chapel
A.M.E. Church

Benediction............... Rev. Louis Nance
Pastor, Bethesda Baptist Church

***************
N.A.A.C.P. Memberships Accepted by Registrars
At Rear Of Auditorium
***************

The next meeting of the N.A.A.C.P. will be
held at the Evangelical United Brethren
Church, Knox and Day Street, on April 1, 1959
at 7:30 PM.
J O I N T H E N. A. A. C. P.
Physical Description8.5 x 11 inch folded sheet
FilenameOrganizational Meeting of the NAACP program
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