Race and Segregation Collection

Creator

Hackford, Heidi

Identifier

MS100011

Description

Collection of articles and documents copied from the US National Archives and Records Administration on the topic of African Americans and racism during the years of the Wilson administration, including Jim Crow laws and workplace segregation, in several federal agencies.

Source

US National Archives and Records Administration
Library of Congress
US Department of Justice
US Department of Agriculture

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Subject

African-Americans--Segregation

Contributor

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Format

pdf files

Language

English

Requires

TRANSCRIPTION NEEDED

Collection Items

"Segregated Preparedness"
Democratic City Central Committee not opposing segregation in St. Louis

Assistant Attorney General to JB Winston
Acknowledging the receipt of Winston's letter regarding lynchings of African-Americans, the Assistant Attorney General advises him that the federal government does not have jurisdiction in the premises of these crimes.

Assistance Regarding Lynching
Asking for Wilson to denounce the lynchings being carried out against African-Americans.

Acting Chief Clerk to Dr. Pratt
Segregation of black clerks at the Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce.

Private Secretary Grant Smith to J. Milton Waldron
Reply acknowledging receipt of the National Independent Political League's request for a meeting. Cannot schedule meeting at the desired time.

J. Milton Waldron to Secretary William C. Redfield
Request that Secretary Redfield meet with the National Independent Political League regarding the Department of Commerce.

Colored Delegate Rebuked by Wilson
Newspaper account of President Wilson's harsh words for the delegation of African-American leaders who met with him to discuss segregation.

Re: Rev. Buron Gunner's Desire to meet with Wilson to Protest Segregation
Governor Walsh asks on behalf of the International Independent Political Equal Rights League that White House arranges meeting with Rev. Gunner.

William C. Redfield to Ralph W. Tyler
Acknowledging receipt of a letter on the separate census of African-American occupation statistics.

Colored Employees in the Department of Agriculture
Statement showing the African-American employees, by classes and salaries, in the Department of Agriculture.

WA Taylor to RM Reese
Letter accompanied by a list of African-American employees in the Bureau of Plant Industry.

Chief Clerk, RM Reese, to James E. Jones
Send someone to Appointment Office to get information on the number of African-American employees in the Bureau of Plant Industry.

RP Cliften to Chief Clerk (RM Reese)
List of African-American employees in Bureau of Entomology

RL Emerson to RM Reese
List of African-American employees in the Bureau of Chemistry

CC Clark to Chief Clerk (RM Reese)
Supplemented list of African-American employees in the USDA Central Office of the Weather Bureau.

Edward C. Easton to RM Reese
List of African-American employees in the USDA Central Office of the Weather Bureau.

A. Zappone to RM Reese
No African-American employees in the USDA Division of Accounts and Disbursments.

Webanoll to RM Reese
List of African-American employees in the USDA Bureau of Animal Industries.

A. Grice to RM Reese
List of African-American employees in the USDA Bureau of Soils.

Jos. A. Aarroed to RM Reese
List of African-American employees in the USDA Division of Publications.

RV Bailey to RM Reese
No African-American employees in the USDA Office of Markets or the Office of Rural Organization.

James E. Jones to RM Reese
Bureau of Plant Industry does not have information on the number of African-American employees.

CR Barnett to RM Reese
List of African-American employees in the USDA Library.

Statement of the Colored Employees in the Office of the Secretary
List of African-American employees in USDA Office of the Secretary.
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