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President John F. Kennedy Meets with National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Group

Robert L. Knudsen1961-07-12

U.S. National Archives

U.S. National Archives
United States

President John F. Kennedy meets with representatives from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
President Kennedy (seated in rocking chair); Bishop Stephen G. Spottswood, Chairman of the NAACP Board of Directors (standing right, back to camera). Standing, rear (L – R): Medgar Evers, Mississippi NAACP Field Secretary; Calvin Luper, Oklahoma City NAACP Youth Council President; Edward Turner, President of Detroit NAACP branch; Jack E. Tanner, Northwest Area Conference NAACP President; unidentified man; Rev. W.J. Hodge; Dr. S.Y. Nixson; C.R. Darden, President of Mississippi NAACP State Conference branches; Kelly M. Alexander, member of NAACP Board of Directors; two unidentified men (partially hidden, at back); Kivie Kaplan, Chairman of NAACP Life Membership Committee; others unidentified.

Details

  • Title: President John F. Kennedy Meets with National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Group
  • Creator: JFK Library Photo by Robert L. Knudsen
  • Date: 1961-07-12
  • Location: Oval Office, White House, Washington, D.C.

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