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us: Lynn, Conrad J.


  • [Conrad J. Lynn was a political activist.]

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    • found: How to stay out of the Army, 1968, c1967.
    • found: here is a fountain, c1992: CIP t.p. (Conrad Lynn) data sheet (b. 11/04/08)
    • found: NUCMC data from Boston University, Dept. of Special Collections for Conrad Lynn collection, 1940-1977 (Lynn, Conrad; b. 1908 in Newport, R.I.; d. 1995 in N.Y.; attorney, lecturer, civil rights activist, author, and radio commentator)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed March, 9, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Lynn, Conrad J.; lawyer, civil rights activist, political activist, communist; born 04 November 1908 in Newport, Rhode Island, United States; entered Syracuse University (1926); became a member of the Young Communist League (1928) and militant atheist follower of Clarence Darrow; was the first black graduate of Syracuse University law school (1932); became a member of New York bar and practiced law in New York City (1933); taught in Works Progress Administration (WPA); was expelled from Communist Party (1939); was involved in the March on Washington movement (1941), the freedom rides through South (1947) and in political activism (1950s-1960s); stood against McCarthyism, Vietnam War; involved in “kissing case” (1958); was involved in “Harlem Six” case, which had influence over all segments of New York, its legal system (1964); died 16 November 1995)
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    • [Conrad J. Lynn was a political activist.]
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