Kathryn M. Johnson (NAACP) to Joseph P. Tumulty

Identifier

CS94

Description

Complaining that the City Central Committee of the Democratic Party has not gone on record against plans to segregate African Americans in St. Louis, Mo.

Source

Library of Congress
Wilson Papers, Series 4, 152A Reel 231, Manuscript Division

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Relation

CS95

Language

English

Requires

Requires proofreading.

Provenance

Digital copy acquired from federal archives by previous WWPL Archivist, Heidi Hackford.

Text

Telegram.

7 WU JM 50 NL
908 am 25th
St. Louis, Mo., Feb. 24, 1916.

Hon. J. P. Tumulty:

City Central Committee Democratic Party has failed to place itself on record against ordnance to segregate negroes of this city to be voted on February 29th. Can you or your party afford responsibility of this attitude. Wire collect.

Katheryn M. Johnson, Field Agent,
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Original Format

Letter

Files

http://resources.presidentwilson.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CS94.pdf

Citation

Johnson, Kathryn M. (Kathryn Magnolia), 1878-, “Kathryn M. Johnson (NAACP) to Joseph P. Tumulty ,” 1916 February 24, CS94, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.