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without yelling, your NAACP has: • Spearheaded a nation-wide advertising campaign to secure money to provide food stamps for thousands of starving Negroes in Mississippi and Alabama. In its first four years of operation, more than $1 million worth of food was provided. • Organized Negro building contractors to give them capability of competing for fat government building contracts. • Sponsored a HUD-supported tour of European industrialized housing sites to learn new ways to quickly replace American urban slums. Under HUD auspices a book will be published to make information on industrialized housing available to housing experts who did not take the tour. • Created the NAACP Housing Corporation to permit branches actually to get into building homes for low-income people. Some branches already have started construction. • Sponsored the publication of "American Majorities and Minorities," written by Halliburton and Katz, as the first American history syllabus ever to be published which fully integrates the contribution of all minority groups. • Pursued the various craft unions with every legitimate weapon to get them to admit minority craftsmen so they may work in lucrative, skilled jobs. In some cities, notably Buffalo, Pittsburgh and Columbus, the NAACP has succeeded [[images: four black & white photographs of NAACP activities]]
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