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  • Collection: Race and Segregation Collection

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS76.pdf
Villard urges Tumulty to end segregation and discrimination by "living up to the spirit of one's oath of office."

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS73.pdf
The Equity Congress of Greater New York expresses their protest of Wilson's support of segregation in the federal government.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS59.pdf
Translation of an editorial from a German newspaper of Saint Louis, Missouri, referring to the Trotter incident and condoning segregation in the federal government.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS51.pdf
Letter saying that the sentiment of the "Southern negroes" is not the same as Trotter's and sending blessings for Wilson's continued success.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS42.pdf
Letter recounting an experience Rosenwald had with William M. Trotter, who said Rosenwald was inducing segregation in his attempts to build YMCA's for "colored men and boys" in American cities.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS39.pdf
Letter regarding the Trotter incident and the custom of "appointing a negro the the office of Recorder of Deeds" in the District of Columbia.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS28.pdf
Writer apologizes for Trotter’s conduct and says the races need to understand each other better.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS26.pdf
Letter writer hints at harming Trotter if Wilson sends him to Baton Rouge.

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John Skelton Williams asks Joseph E. Ralph why "white women and colored women were working together side by side" in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

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Letter to the Attorney General of the U.S. suggesting that much information concerning the persecution of colored people can be obtained from the Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
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