Grant Smith to Director of the Census

Creator

Identifier

TI00243b

Description

Asking why the n in "negroes" is lower case.

Source

National Archives and Records Administration 570/1/12/2 box #96 file #6700142

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Language

English

Text

Director of the Census:

I am returning you the attached papers relative to the letter from Mr. Henry F. Baker with the request that you kindly take up with the Public Printer the question of their office using the lower case "n" in the statement prepared by you for the Secretary on the subject of "Negroes in the United States" so he can have all the facts before him in answering Mr. Bakers letter.

Grant Smith
Private Secretary.


Enc.
H

Files

T100243b.pdf

Citation

Smith, Grant, “Grant Smith to Director of the Census,” 1915 May 10, TI00243b, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.