WH Logan, et. al. to Wilson

Creator

Identifier

LO31418

Description

Writing about the African Americans who were shut up in prison without charge in Galveston, Texas.

Source

National Archives and Records Administration 230/06/41 file #158260 box #1276 NARA ID #51

Publisher

Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library

Requires

Requires proofreading.

Text

Galveston, Texas,
March 24, 1918.
To the President,
Washington, D. C.

Dear Mr. President:

We the members of the Minister's Council of Galveston, Texas, ask and do hereby petition the Executive Head of our Government to reopen the case of the Texas City imprisonment, which occurred August 18, 1915. And ask that some remuneration be made for loss and damage of property. And redress be given the 500 Negroes who were shut up in prison without charge or crime. Respectfully submitted,

W.H. Logan
Pres.

W.L. Turner
Sec'y

Original Format

Letter

Files

L031418.pdf

Citation

Logan, W. H. , “WH Logan, et. al. to Wilson,” 1918 March 14, LO31418, Race and Segregation Collection, Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library & Museum, Staunton, Virginia.