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:
Newspaper Clippings about Civil Rights in Chester, largely from the Delaware County Times, many from the 1960s. Several articles about President Truman and the NAACP.
Article by John McLarnon titled “ 'Old Scratchead' Reconsidered: George Raymond & Civil Rights in Chester, Pennsylvania." [Not found in original Raymond’s papers. Added to this collection to provide biographical information about Raymond.]