Parris, Guichard.

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Guichard Parris was director of public relations of the National Urban League from 1944-1968. Born in Guadeloupe, Parris held degrees from Amherst College and Columbia University. He taught at three colleges (1930-1936), then became director of the Negro Affairs National Youth Administration Region I (1939-1942). The bulk of his career was spent at the National Urban League in New York before becoming a consultant for urban affairs for Underwood Jordan Associates (1968-1978). Parris served as president of The Schomburg Corporation (1984-1986).

From the description of Guichard Parris collection, 1936-1983. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122431050

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referencedIn National Urban League Records, 1900-1988, (bulk 1930-1979) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Parris, Guichard B. Abbe Gregoire 1750-1831; some aspects of his political credo. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn National Urban League. Southern Regional Office. Records, 1900-1988 (bulk 1943-1978). Library of Congress
creatorOf Parris, Guichard. Guichard Parris collection, 1936-1983. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Grégoire, Henri, 1750-1831. person
correspondedWith National Urban League corporateBody
associatedWith National Urban League. Southern Regional Office. corporateBody
associatedWith New York Urban League. corporateBody
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New York (State)--New York
France
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Abolitionists
African American civil rights workers
African Americans--Societies, etc
Antislavery movements
Slavery--Colonies
Blacks--Colonies
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Active 1936

Active 1983

English,

French

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