Item #List01121 “Behind the Segregation Curtain” --- In Virginia. An Exposé of Race Prejudice in Operation. African-Americana - School Segregation - Virginia, N A. A. C. P.

“Behind the Segregation Curtain” --- In Virginia. An Exposé of Race Prejudice in Operation.

Richmond: N.A.A.C.P., 1957. 8vo, wraps, 30 pp. Some light wear, staple holes to edge, original owner’s address and postage mark on back cover, overall very good plus. Item #List01121

An uncommon NAACP publication, published right after the Brown vs. Board of Education decision, with a range of articles on racism and segregation in Virginia and the efforts to desegregate schools there. The pamphlet is made up of several essays, entitled “Behind the Segregation Curtain,” “The N.A.A.C.P. - Defender of Constitutional Freedom,” “The Truch about what led to School Cases,” “Lookng at Work of the NAACP in the Fight for Integrated Schools in Virginia,” “Integration - An Avenue to Liberty for Both Groups,” “The Way to Genuine Good Race Relations in Virginia,” and “Our Way of Life in Virginia.” The essays are all written anonymously. The pamphlet argues for the use of reason in reversing racial prejudice and suggests appealing to the intelligence of people as a means for combating the problem. Uncommon, with four copies held institutionally.

Price: $450.00