National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Reno-Sparks Branch Records

 Collection
Identifier: NC18
Abstrac

The collection contains administrative records such as minutes, financial documents, and membership rolls for The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Reno-Sparks Branch and The Society to Underwrite Racial Equality (SURE). In addition the series documents the status of racial discrimination in the Reno-Sparks area through the varied surveys and reports and materials from the national NAACP organization (1951-1965).

Dates: 1951-1965

Speech to the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada

 Collection
Identifier: 99-05
Abstract

Bertha Woodard was a resident of Sparks, Nevada and employed by the Washoe Medical Center. She was involved in many organizations. Woodard's speech briefly describes the civil rights movement in Nevada, her participation in the 1963 "March on Washington" on behalf of the civil rights movement, and the March 1983 commemorative march "Peace, jobs and freedom" rally, also in Washington D.C. Material from September 11, 1983.

Dates: September 11, 1983

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African Americans -- Nevada 1
Civil rights -- History -- Nevada 1
Civil rights -- Nevada 1
Discrimination -- Nevada 1
Minorities -- Nevada 1