Papers of the NAACP
Location: Microfilm E 185.61 P35
Pickler Library only has part 4, supplement to part 4 and part 7 of this
collection. Part 4 contains resources on
the voting rights campaign from 1916-1950. It has the NAACP legal department
files and subject files, as well as selected branch files. Topics include: white
primary cases; the grandfather clause; literacy tests, registration abuses,
intimidation, and violence; poll taxes and legislative apportionment in the
South; and women’s suffrage.
The Supplement to Part 4 covers the
top-level planning for NAACP voting rights drives and the state-by-state project
Part 7 covers the
national office files on the campaign against lynching and mob violence. Series
A contains the records of the association’s investigation into lynchings and
race riots throughout the country and especially in the South. Series B contains
the records of the association’s efforts to raise American consciousness of the
specter of lynching and to enact federal anti-lynching legislation as a means of
deterring the practice.
How to search the collection:
There is a guide for the supplement to Part 4 with a subject index, detailed
reel index and principal correspondents index. There are guides for
Part 7 Series A & B with reel indexes and subject indexes.
There is no guide for Part 4.
Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Papers of the NAACP Supplement to
Part 4, Voting Rights, General Office Files, 1956-1965. Microfilm E
185.61 P352 Guide.
Guide to the Microfilm Edition of Papers of the NAACP Part 7. The
Anti-Lynching Campaign, 1912-1955. Series A: Anti-lynching Investigative Files,
1912-1953. Series B: Anti-Lynching Legislative and Publicity Files,
1916-1955. Microfilm E 185.61 P35 pt. 7 series A & B Guide.
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Time Period: 20th Century
Subject keywords: African American Studies, Civil Rights
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