Category: Spingarn Medal

Categories: Prestigious Awards

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This category contains profiles of recipients of the Spingarn Medal.

The Spingarn Medal is awarded annually by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for outstanding achievement by an African American.

See: Space:Spingarn_Medal_Recipients


Person Profiles (75)

A

05 Jan 1931 Rogers, Bell, Texas, United States - 01 Dec 1989 photo
27 Feb 1897 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States - 08 Apr 1993 photo

B

14 Sep 1921 New Haven, Connecticut, United States - 28 Sep 2005 photo
14 Jan 1940 Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States - 15 Aug 2015 photo
29 Dec 1917 Calvert, Robertson, Texas, United States - 29 Sep 1998
06 Dec 1878 Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States - 08 Jun 1962 photo
26 Oct 1919 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 03 Jan 2015 photo
07 Aug 1904 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States - 09 Dec 1971 photo
02 Dec 1866 Erie, Pennsylvania, United States - 12 Sep 1949 photo
17 Sep 1866 Oberlin, Lorain, Ohio, United States - 15 Oct 1923 photo

C

abt 12 Jul 1864 Diamond, Newton, Missouri, United States - 05 Jan 1943 photo
20 Jun 1858 Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States - 18 Nov 1932 photo
14 Jul 1914 Panama Canal Zone - 01 May 2005
16 May 1929 Highland Park, Wayne, Michigan, United States - 27 Oct 2019 photo

D

08 Dec 1925 Harlem, New York, USA - 16 May 1990 photo
27 Feb 1890 Barbados, Antilles, British West Indies - 30 Sep 1989
03 Jun 1904 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 01 Apr 1950 photo
23 Feb 1868 Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA - 27 Aug 1963 photo Active member4

E

29 Apr 1899 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 24 May 1974 photo Active member3
02 Jul 1925 Decatur, Newton, Mississippi, United States - 12 Jun 1963 photo

F

02 Jan 1915 Rentiesville, Oklahoma, United States - 25 Mar 2009

G

11 Nov 1914 Huttig, Union, Arkansas, United States - 04 Nov 1999 photo
20 Nov 1878 Richmond, Virginia, United States - 06 May 1930 photo
17 Aug 1849 Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina, United States - 25 Feb 1930

H

11 Aug 1921 Ithaca, Tompkins, New York, United States - 10 Feb 1992 photo
17 Nov 1904 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States - 14 Apr 1976 photo

H cont.

03 Jun 1887 Curryville, Gordon, Georgia, United States - 01 Jan 1977 photo
24 Mar 1912 Richmond, Virginia, United States of America - 20 Apr 2010 photo
31 Jan 1925 Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States - 15 Apr 2010
02 Jun 1868 Augusta, Richmond, Georgia, United States - 20 Feb 1936 photo
30 Jun 1917 Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States - 09 May 2010 photo
03 Sep 1895 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 22 Apr 1950
01 Feb 1902 Joplin, Missouri, USA - 22 May 1967 photo
10 Oct 1866 Georgia, United States - 01 Oct 1938

J

abt 17 Jul 1871 Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida, United States - 26 Jun 1938 photo
19 Feb 1918 Arkansas City, Desha County, Arkansas, USA - 08 Aug 2005
04 Apr 1928 St. Louis, Missouri, United States - 28 May 2014 photo
12 May 1926 Youngstown, Mahoning County, Ohio, United States - 26 Jan 2020 photo
21 Feb 1936 Houston, Texas, United States - 17 Jan 1996 photo
11 Apr 1899 Alabama, United States - 19 Apr 1975 photo
14 Aug 1883 Charleston, South Carolina, United States - 27 Oct 1941 photo

K

04 Jul 1922 Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States - 28 Apr 2019 photo
15 Jan 1929 501 Auburn Ave NE, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States - 04 Apr 1968 photo

L

07 Sep 1917 Atlantic City, Atlantic, New Jersey, United States - 09 Jun 2000 photo
21 Feb 1940 Troy, Pike, Alabama, United States - 17 Jul 2020 photo

M

02 Jul 1908 Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 24 Jan 1993 photo
01 Aug 1894 South Carolina, United States - 28 Mar 1984 photo
04 Feb 1913 Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States - 24 Oct 2005 photo
10 Jul 1875 Mayesville, Sumter, South Carolina, United States - 18 May 1955 photo
18 Nov 1905 Houston, Suwannee, Florida, United States - 25 Dec 1951
26 Aug 1867 Amelia, Virginia, United States - 31 May 1940 photo

M cont.

17 Jan 1889 Baltimore, Maryland, United States - 25 Feb 1967 photo
24 Nov 1916 Danville, Virginia, United States - 12 Jan 2018 photo

N

15 Sep 1945 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States - 30 Sep 2019 photo

P

30 Nov 1912 Fort Scott, Bourbon, Kansas, United States - 07 Mar 2006 photo
10 Oct 1901 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 26 Apr 1988 photo

R

15 Apr 1889 Crescent City, Putnam County, Florida, United States - 16 May 1979 photo
27 Jun 1917 Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, USA - 01 Apr 1999
09 Apr 1898 Princeton, New Jersey, United States - 23 Jan 1976 photo
31 Jan 1919 Cairo, Grady, Georgia, United States - 24 Oct 1972 photo

S

16 Oct 1922 Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States - 24 Apr 2001
24 Nov 1920 San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States - 26 Dec 2009

T

19 Sep 1942 Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, United States - 05 Sep 2010
19 Dec 1924 New York City, New York, USA - 28 Jan 2021 photo

W

29 Dec 1907 Washington, District of Columbia, United States - 17 Jul 1997 photo
01 May 1907 Richmond, Virginia, United States - 05 Aug 2007
01 Jul 1893 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States of America - 21 Mar 1955 photo
30 Aug 1901 St. Louis, Missouri, United States - 08 Sep 1981 photo
18 Feb 1894 Los Angeles, California, USA - 23 Jan 1980 photo
19 Dec 1875 New Canton, Buckingham County, Virginia, United States - 03 Apr 1950 photo
23 Jul 1892 LaGrange, Troup, Georgia, United States - 08 Oct 1952
04 Sep 1908 Rucker's Plantation, Roxie, Mississippi, United States - 28 Nov 1960 photo

Y

19 Jul 1892 Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States - 11 Apr 1975 photo
12 Mar 1864 Mays Lick, Kentucky - 08 Jan 1922 photo
24 May 1918 Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States - 29 Nov 1997




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