Finding aid for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch Records


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch
Title: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Cleveland Branch Records
Dates: 1922-1969
Extent: 26.40 linear feet (70 containers)
Abstract: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a social and political action organization founded in 1912 as a Cleveland, Ohio, branch of the NAACP. Its purpose is to oppose racial inequalities in civil and political rights. The collection consists of reports, minutes, office files, financial records, newspaper clippings, brochures, pamphlets, broadsides, speeches, news releases and insurance policies.
MS Number MS 3520
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English