UPI - The African American Experience 1930-1980

 

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Identifier

35160004311388

Creation Date

7-4-1973

Subject—Topics

Black history; Civil rights

Description

Indianapolis, Indiana: Dr. Wilson C. Riles (R) receives the NAACP's Spingarn Medal from John H. Johnson (L), Chicago businessman. The Medal is the highest award the NAACP gives for service to the Black community. Riles is the Superintendent of Public Education in the State of California and is known for having restored a non-political atmosphere to his Office.

Format

BW photograph, 8.5" x 11"

Source

United Press International

Keywords

African Americans, history, United States, prejudice, desegregation, civil rights movement, Black Panthers

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