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1918 Oct. 14

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Report of John R. Shillady, Secretary, to the Anti-Lynching Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Accounting the events related to lynchings during September 1918; includes locations in Georgia and Texas. Reported by John R. Shillady for the NAACP Anti-Lynching Committee. Includes notes on investigations in Brooks and Lowndes counties in Georgia, Ben Hur (Tex.), Louisiana, the Camp Merritt race riot, incidents in Oklahoma, President Wilson's lynching and mob violence pronouncement, memorandum to t... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 June 10

Shillady, John R., 1875-1943

Report of John R. Shillady, Secretary, to the Anti-Lynching Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting dates and events concerning the NAACP National Office and lynching cases from May 13, 1918 to June 10, 1918 in Brook County (Ga.), Erwin (Tenn.), and Huntsville (Tex.). Notes a letter to J. Madison Vance and the Tennessee Conference of Charities and Corrections, and correspondence with Governors Dorsey, Rye, and Hobby. Copies of relevant press releases attached. Marked with notation for exhi... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 June 10

Shillady, John R., 1875-1943

Report of John R. Shillady, Secretary, to the Anti-Lynching Committee

New York (N.Y.) - Reporting dates and events concerning the NAACP National Office and lynching cases from May 13, 1918 to June 10, 1918 in Brook County (Ga.), Erwin (Tenn.), and Huntsville (Tex.). Notes a letter to J. Madison Vance and the Tennessee Conference of Charities and Corrections, and correspondence with Governors Dorsey, Rye, and Hobby. Attached to minutes from a meeting of the NAACP Board of Directors.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers