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  • Tags: Department of Justice

L122619.pdf
Urging President to stay the execution of African Americans in Arkansas race riots.

T100163A.pdf
The matter he wrote about is under investigation by Department of Justice.

L112119.pdf
Woman writing to say that men are being taken away and lynched.

T100159.pdf
Writing in regards to making a report on the race riots in Arkansas.

T100253d.pdf
Replying that the federal government has no jurisdiction over the killing of African Americans by a mob in Winston-Salem, NC.

T100137.pdf
Call for lynching to be made a federal crime.

T100249d.pdf
Explaining that a Supreme Court case prevents the Department of Justice from taking any action in the matter of lynching and mob violence.

L030518.pdf
Writing to the Attorney General of the U.S. asking that he help stop lynching in the U.S.

L031315A.pdf
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 over these crimes.

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/WWI1018B.pdf
US Attorney responds to letter from Upton Sinclair about the trial against the editors of "The Masses."
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