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Organizational meeting of the NAACP, March 12, 1959
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TitleOrganizational meeting of the NAACP, March 12, 1959
DescriptionProgram from the organizational meeting of the N.A.A.C.P. held in Galesburg, Illinois on March 12, 1959.
SubjectRace relations
Civil rights
Organizations
Named PersonFinley, Sydney; Reid, Wilfred; Hendricks, Iona; Coleman, C.L.; Atwood, J. Howell; Sephus, H.; Wood, Vivian; Nance, Louis;
Time Period1950s
Date Created (original)March 12, 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 Digital2012-06-12
TranscriptORGANIZATIONAL MEETING
OF THE
NAACP
NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION
FOR THE
ADVANCEMENT
OF
COLORED
PEOPLE

MARCH 12th 1959 - 8:00 PM
GEORGE CHURCHILL JUNIOR
HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM



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 Gravino
Mrs. Kenneth Henderson
Mrs. Fred McGill


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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 C. Finley Jr. presiding over
program

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Memberships may be mailed at a later date
to Mr. S. G. Finley, 264 Holton st., Gales-
burg or to Rev. Wilfred Reid, 593 West Tom-
kins Street, Galesburg, Illinois.

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Opening Prayer.............. Rev C.L. Coleman
Pastor, 2nd Baptist Church

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

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

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

Question & Discussion......Group Participation

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

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

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

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N.A.A.C.P. Memberships Accepted by Registrars
At Rear Of Auditorium
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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 THE N. A. A. C. P.
Physical Description1 folded sheet, 8.5 x 11 in.
FilenameNAACP_meeting_1959.pdf
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