Browse Items (181 total)

  • Collection: Race and Segregation Collection

T100155.pdf
Press release on the recent "conference of Colored Editors and leaders" held in Washington, D.C.

T100255c.pdf
Informing Skinner that the subject of mob violence which he raised in a letter to the President falls within the jurisdiction of the states.

TI00255.pdf
Asking the President for help with mob violence, segregation, and lynching.

T100154.pdf
Statement of John R. Shillady, Secretary of the NAACP asking for a congressional investigation of lynching.

A032319.pdf
Blackshear feels black government workers shouldn't give personal religious, political, or racial opinions in official capacity.

T100153.pdf
Resolution requesting that acts of racial discrimination in federal bureaus and offices be discontinued.

TI00254.pdf
Committee of the First Congregational Church of Atlanta asks that lynching be made a federal crime.

R012019.pdf
Proceedings of the US Senate, 1919 Jan 20 re: indefinite postponement of East St. Louis, Ill. riot investigation.

T100253d.pdf
Replying that the federal government has no jurisdiction over the killing of negroes by a mob in Winston-Salem, N.C.

T100253c.pdf
Newspaper clipping about a mob that attempted to break into a jail in Winston Salem, N.C. in order to lynch a negro prisoner.

T100253a.pdf
Requesting the President to intervene to put an end to mob violence against the Negro race.

T100151.pdf
Lynchings in Georgia, Alabama, and North Carolina

PI090618.pdf
Asking for assistance in putting out "propaganda in promotion of the morale of the colored people of the country."

L081918A.pdf
Enclosing Official Bulletin from July 26, 1918 containing the President's statement on mob action.

L081918.pdf
Requesting a copy of the President's address "on sanity and patriotism" so he can print it as a public document.

P081418.pdf
Asking Scott to advise the publishers of black newspapers regarding the labor advertising campaign.

T100149.pdf
Press Release describing how the War Department bureau headed by Emmett J. Scott has grown with the addition of other office workers.

T100148.pdf
Requesting publication of the President's recent speech on mob violence so it might be distributed throughout the country.

PI080118a.jpg
Asking for the reaction of the "colored newspapers" to Wilson's speech on mob violence.

T100147.pdf
Press release including text of letter from Woodrow Wilson to Emmett J. Scott expressing Wilson's pleasure with recent black editor's conference.

PI073018.pdf
Informing Byoir that the "colored newspapers" of the country are expressing gratitude for authorizing use of black nurses in the war effort.

T100146.pdf
President of League of American Patriots of Henry County believes they prevented possible pro-German mob violence.
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