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Proclamation from Mayor Poulson
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Mayor Norris Poulson presents proclamation designating Feb. 12-19 as Negro History Week (now called Black History Week). Receiving the proclamation are Mrs. Vassie D. Wright, president of Our Authors Study Club, sponsor of the week and Dr. LeRoy Weekes, co-chairman of the week. Photo dated: February 7, 1956.
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 3113
Poulson, Norris,--1895-1982
Wright, Vassie D
Weekes, Leroy R
Black History Week
Mayors--California--Los Angeles
Group portraits
Portrait photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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