The Civil Rights Congress Tells the Story...[Signed]. AFRICAN AMERICANS, William PATTERSON, CIVIL RIGHTS.

The Civil Rights Congress Tells the Story...[Signed]

[Los Angeles]: Civil Rights Congress, [1951]. First Edition. Quarto (27.5cm); illustrated card wrappers, stapled; 64pp; illus. This copy signed by Marguerite Robinson (Executive Director), Emil Freed (Organization Secretary), and Rose Chernin (Membership Director), each directly beneath their respective portraits on p.3. Wrappers toned, with scattered staining and wear to extremities; pencil marks to group portrait on p.52; Very Good only.

Volume produced by the Los Angeles chapter of the Civil Rights Congress, a national organization founded in 1946 dedicated to the defense of racial injustice. Contents include coverage of the CRC's involvement in cases related to police brutality, anti-semitism, and extradition, with featurettes on the case of Wesley Robert Wells, the "Trenton Six," Willie McGee, the Scottsboro Boys, the "Los Angeles 21," Hollywood Ten, and others. Illustrated throughout. Fewer than two dozen copies held in OCLC.

Price: $250.00

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