Call Number: E185.61.N246 N35 1990
FBI file on the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, [1990?]
Subject Category: Ethnic Studies, History US
Collection Dates: 08/01/1923 - 05/31/1956
Location: UNLV Microforms
Summary: This four reel collection spans the years of August 1923 - May 1956. Nearly all the significant events of the movement are well documented. They include: the Scottsboro trial (1942), possible enemy agitation among blacks during World War II, the Detroit riots (1943), postwar lynchings in the South, various instances of police brutality, voting code violations, discrimination against black soldiers in World War II and Korea, the Birmingham bombings (1951), reaction to the Supreme Court decision on Brown v. the Board of Education (1954), controversy surrounding the FBI's handling of southern investigations in the 1950's (most notably the 1955 Emmett Till case), the National Conference on Civil Rights (1956), the Alabama busing controversies (1955, 1956), and full reports on every NAACP Annual Conference from 1942 to 1956.
Finding Aids: Guide to the microfilm edition of the FBI file on the National Association of Colored People (NAACP) (MICRO E185.61.N246 N35 1990 Guide). Includes reel contents.