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- Collection: Race and Segregation Collection
An anonymous writer complains that African-American women use the same washstands, toilets, and lunch rooms as white women at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Race Riots in Elaine, Arkansas
Acting Secretary to Judge Edward Osgood Brown acknowledging the receipt of his letter and confirming that there is no segregation policy in effect at the Department.
Petition from Rev. Frederick B. Allen et al. against segregation in the federal government, forwarded by Andrew J. Peters.
JS Williams reply to Belle LaFollette telling her he will have JE Ralph give him the names of the three girls who violated the segregation policy at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
B.C. LaFollette writes to the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury asking for the names of the three girls who violated the segregation policy at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Newspaper account of President Wilson's harsh words for the delegation of African-American leaders from the National Independence Equal Rights League who met with him to discuss segregation of federal employees.
Statement showing the African-American employees, by classes and salaries, in the Department of Agriculture.
Letter from the Grievance Committee of the New Mexico Protection Association protesting the segregation of African-American employees in the federal government.
EF Kinkead writes Joseph E. Ralph asking for a copy of an order that implements segregation in the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Recounting incident in which white men and women objected to African-American men and women eating with them and the African-American's were moved.
Requesting President use his influence to obtain fair and just treatment "for the race of which we are a part" after recent race riots.
Ralph informs the Assistant Secretary of the Treasury that due to a shortage of toilet and dressing room facilities in the new building the Bureau of Engraving and Printing is moving into, African-American and white employees will need to share the…
JE Ralph writes to Kinkead saying he cannot furnish him with a copy of the segregation order because no formal order has been issued.
JE Ralph writes to Assistant Secretary of the Treasury informing him of the situation regarding the objection to a black supervisor in the Wetting Division of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
JE Ralph's reply to Rose Miller's objections to having a black supervisor, informing her that he has named a white man to the position.
Joseph E. Ralph justifies the dismissal of an African-American employee following a violation of segregation.
JE Ralph to Belle C. LaFollette providing the names of the three girls who violated the segregation policy at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
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.
Letter about the Trotter incident suggesting that the President not "condescend to offer an explanation of that quite natural antipathy which every white man feels for the transitional-staged "Evolutional Error" termed the Negro."
Sends list of African-American employees of the Forest Service employed outside Washington, D.C.
Appeal for lynching to be made a federal crime.
Governor Walsh asks on behalf of the International Independent Political Equal Rights League that White House arrange a meeting with Rev. Byron Gunner.
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.
Memorandum for Assistant Secretary Williams regarding segregation at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing.
Letter from AE Ball from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to JE Ralph listing three employees who violated the segregation policy in the Bureau.
JE Ralph notifies the Assistant Secretary that he has sent the names of the three girls who violated the segregation policy at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing to Belle C. LaFollette.
Memorandum: The "Extension of Remarks" inserted in the Congressional Record of Feb. 28, 1916, by Representative W.P. Borland.
Apologizing for the manner in which W. M. Trotter addressed the president and describing the plan of the American Colonization Association to create a new Liberia on American soil for black citizens to govern themselves.
Moorfield Story et al. request the abolition of racial segregation in the federal departments.
two spreadsheets listing letters and newspaper articles about race-related issues, including Jim Crow laws and workplace segregation
Letter on letterhead of The National Co-Operative Association of America saying that the writer is glad Woodrow Wilson reprimanded Trotter and informing him of a national congress to be held in Jersey City, NJ in September, 1915.
Asking Jones to send someone to Appointment Office to get information on the number of African-American employees in the Bureau of Plant Industry.
Rose Miller, an employee in the Wetting Division of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, writes to the Director of the Bureau saying it would be "less humiliating to have a white man in charge."
List of African-American employees in USDA Office of the Secretary.
Samuel Jackson Hargrave writes to Wilson in the wake of the Trotter incident saying that tens of thousands of African American voters are ready to vote for him again, and sends a Thanksgiving hymn he's written and dedicated to the President.
The Republican Club writes to urge an end to race prejudice and the segregation of blacks in government department offices.