12019-03-12T23:57:32+00:00Stanford University Pressaf84c3e11fe030c51c61bbd190fa82a3a1a1282411Norfolk Journal and Guide - June 2, 1945 - photoplainpublished2019-03-12T23:57:32+00:00Production Editor7a3dce28be212b1ba5b4a7a50f3d6a8d76b58c74
June 19, 1954: Negro Traveler’s Green Book promoted in New York Amsterdam News.
June 20, 1935: Full page advertisement for Crosley electric refrigerators in Cleveland Call and Post.
June 21, 1952: Joe Louis surveys the title fight between “Sugar” Ray Robinson and Joey Maxim for the Pittsburgh Courier.
June 22, 1933: Ralph Metcalfe and Jesse Owens set records at Chicago track meet, reported in Philadelphia Tribune.
June 23, 1937: Joe Louis defeats James Braddock for heavyweight title, reported in Atlanta Daily World.
June 24, 1967: “Facts About the Negro” by J.A. Rogers in Pittsburgh Courier.
June 25, 1963: Philadelphia Tribune reports on protest march and voter registration drive in city to honor Medgar Evers.
June 26, 1909: Mississippi Negro Business League, led by Charles Banks, holds annual meeting, reported in Baltimore Afro-American.
June 27, 1963: Protestors stage sit-in against housing discrimination in Torrence, California, reported in Los Angeles Sentinel.
June 28, 1956: Advertisement for Angelus Funeral Home in Los Angeles Sentinel.
June 29, 1929: “Decatur Street Tutti” by Jabbo Smith and his Rhythm Aces, featured in Norfolk Journal and Guide.
June 30, 1934: New York Amsterdam News congratulates black high school graduates in New York City.
12019-03-12T23:57:34+00:00June 2, 19453plainpublished2019-08-21T10:33:17+00:00 On June 2, 1945, the Norfolk Journal and Guide announced that a delegation from the Negro Newspapers Association met with President Truman at the White House. The newspaper executives urged President Truman to pass the Fair Employment Practices Bill and to appoint a black person as an assistant administrator to the Veterans Administration to ensure that the VA would serve black veterans.