The George Raymond Papers were donated to the Widener University Archives by the George Raymond Family. George Raymond was President of the Chester Branch of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) for nearly 25 years, from the 1940s to the 1960s.
This box includes:
Notebook of Chester Branch of NAACP, including a list of some of its activities, 1948; Program from the Chester Branch of the NAACP Annual Banquet, 1963.
Remarks by Gloster Current about the future of the NAACP, St. Davids, PA, 1966
Poster announcing speech by Leon Sullivan at Upland Baptist Church, 1967
Youth Council Papers, Including NAACP Survey of Racial Composition of Chester Public Schools, 1954
NAACP Manual of Branch Election Procedure
NAACP Membership Materials
NAACP 55th Annual Convention, 1964. Also includes rolled up photograph of the attendees at this Convention.
NAACP 50th Anniversary Program, 1959.
Various documents and letters about the national NAACP and the local Chester branch.
Pennsylvania Human Relations Act