: This is a two-sided pamphlet published by the NAACP. The front and back pages tell of the sacrifices made by African Americans to get the right to vote and emphasizes the importance of using that right. The inside of the pamphlet shows nine tombstones with the names of African Americans and a tombstone with the names of four white Americans, all of whom lost their lives securing African American voting rights.
On February 12, 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded by a multiracial group of activists. The NAACP sought to overthrow segregation and establish equal justice and educational opportunities for all Americans regardless of race. View on Ohio Memory.
: MSS13_B01F22_01_01 Subjects
: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; African American Ohioans; Voting; Suffrage -- Ohio; Places
: New York (New York)