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Creedo and Pledge of the Omaha, Nebraska Deporres Club

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Creedo and Pledge of the Omaha, Nebraska Deporres Club

Description

From its founding in 1947 through the 1950s, the DePorres Club was the leading civil rights organization in Omaha. Organized by Fr. John Markoe at Creighton University, this student-led integrationist group led some of the earliest civil rights protests in the city against employment discrimination, school segregation and housing discrimination. The DePorres Club followed this Credo written by Fr. Markoe.

Source

Great Plains Black History Museum, North Omaha History Harvest, 2011

Date

1950 circa

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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document

Language

English

Type

image

Coverage

Omaha (Neb.)

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club pledge