Benjamin F. Bunn

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Benjamin F. Bunn was the founder of the local chapter of the NAACP.


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Background

Bunn was a strong advocate for the rights of African-Americans in the Charlottesville area. In November 1953, he lead a campaign to get the city to hire African-American policewomen to help children walk to Jackson School and Burley School. [1]


References

  1. Web. Charlottesville City Council meeting minutes, .pdf, Council Chambers, City of Charlottesville, November 16, 1953.

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