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Max Yergan... African American activist...

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April 15, 1937

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 15, 1937

* African American Max Yergan
* 1st Negro to be a faculty member in NYC colleges ?
* Baptist Missionary - activist
* National Negro Congress president

Page 13 has a small one column heading: "Negro For College Post" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Yergan possibly becoming the first African-American faculty member ever hired at one of New York City's public colleges, City College of New York, teaching the course "Negro History and Culture" in the fall of 1937.
Complete with 48 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century