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How the NAACP Began
Ovington, Mary White, How the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Began (New York: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1945). Seventh printing.
Details the first months of the NAACP, recounting persons initially involved such as William English Walling, W.E.B. du Bois, among others. Mary White Ovington was an American suffragist, journalist, and co-founder of the NAACP. Originally published in 1914, five years after the 1909 founding of the organization, this is the seventh printing from 1945. On the back of the pamphlet is a list of the 1945 officers, showing Arthur Spingarn as President and Ms. Ovington was Treasurer. She continued to serve on the board until 1948 when she was forced to retire due to poor health. This printing was produced by the NAACP through the Mary Dunlop Maclean Memorial Fund.