Channing Tobias papers. 1911-1961.

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Channing Tobias papers., 1911-1961.

Channing Tobias papers. 1911-1961.

Papers of Channing H. Tobias, who served as senior secretary of the YMCA's Colored Work Department from 1924 to 1946, documenting his work in the area of race relations.

2 cu. ft. (5 boxes).

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