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NAACP demonstration memo, 1963-05-13

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 26

Scope and Contents

A memo from George Sellers, coordinator of the direct action committee of the NAACP, to the organization's officers, executive board members, direct action committee members, and freedom supporters of the NAACP. Sellers makes a "freedom sacrifice appeal" for participation in a demonstration on May 15, 1963 planned by the Philadelphia Branch of the NAACP, which was protesting over racial discrimination against Black workers by labor unions engaged in the construction of Reyburn Plaza.


  • Creation: 1963-05-13

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This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.


0.167 Cubic Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from D. Anthem in October 2021.

Processing Information

Processed in December 2023 by Jenelle Clark.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

The Sheridan Libraries
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