NAACP to Woodrow Wilson

Identifier

CS01

Description

Moorfield Story et al. request the abolition of racial segregation in the federal departments.

Source

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

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum

Language

English

Requires

Requires proofreading.

Provenance

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

Text

TELEGRAM.

The White House,
Washington.

7 WU JM 86 D.L.

New York, Jan. 6,1914.
The President,
Washington, D.C.

Resolved that the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, in annual meeting assembled, welcome the report that segregation of colored employees in Federal departments at Washington has been checked. Be it further Resolved, that the President of the United States be urged to put an entire stop to this injustice at once. Resolved, that these resolutions be telegraphed to the President of the United States and to the Secretary of the Treasury.

Moorfield Story, President;
Oswald Garrison Villard,
Joel E. Spingarn,
Charles Edward Russell.

Original Format

Telegram

Files

CS01.pdf

Citation

Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929 et al., “NAACP to Woodrow Wilson,” 1914 January 6, CS01, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.