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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Convention Collection

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This collection contains black and white photographs taken by an unknown photographer – most likely a delegate – to the 40th annual National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Convention held in Los Angeles, California, from July 12-17, 1949. Photos take place around the Greater Los Angeles Area. More information available at: https://oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt2z09r3nh

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1949-07
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In between conference sessions, attendees took time to explore the city of Los Angeles; these vintage snapshots convey the architecture and feel of life in Los Angeles neighborhoods during the late 1940s

Date Created
1949-07
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In between conference sessions, attendees took time to explore the city of Los Angeles; these vintage snapshots convey the architecture and feel of life in Los Angeles neighborhoods during the late 1940s

Date Created
1949-07
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One of the many fanciful movie houses found throughout Los Angeles, the Moorish-style Lincoln Theatre at 2300 South Central Avenue was designed by architect John Paxton Perrine and opened in 1927. The Lincoln was a popular center of black entertainment including live events and motion pictures for several decades

Date Created
1949-07
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In between conference sessions, attendees took time to explore the city of Los Angeles; these vintage snapshots convey the architecture and feel of life in Los Angeles neighborhoods during the late 1940s