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1918 Sept. 9

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 from June 10, 1918 to September 7, 1918. 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 the members of the Execu... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers