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Program: Second Annual Conference Georgia Interracial Committee, March 3, 1939. | Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Title, Edition: Program: Second Annual Conference Georgia Interracial Committee, March 3, 1939.,
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Publication Date: 1939
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Lists Program of the conference, Conference Committee members and the executives of the Georgia Interracial Committee. This Committee was headed by a noted Gainesville, Georgia clergyman and the President of historically-black Atlanta University. The Committee focued on problems of higher education and the 1938 Gains Decision of the U.S. Supreme Court which had extablished the principle of "equality of education" and was a forerunner to the 1954 Brown vs. Topeka Board of Education ruling which ended, at least on paper, public school segregation. Scarce ephemeral imprint showing early Southern attempts at bi-racial Civil Rights action. (description by seller)

Online access: https://vtext.valdosta.edu/xmlui/handle/10428/2208



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