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Interdenominational Theological Center Photographs collection


Men seated inside the United Nations. Written on verso: Presidents of Negro colleges and universities visit U.N. United Nations N.Y. March 18, 1955. The 33 presidents of the member colleges and universities of the United Negro College Fund this afternoon visited the United Nations headquarters, in New York. Here is a picture taken in one of the U.N. conference rooms, as they were listening to a short welcoming address by Secretary General Hammarskjold (at the rostrum, looking toward camera). Their visit was organized by the United States Mission to the U.N.

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The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.


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