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1918 May 13

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 April 6, 1918 to May 10, 1918 in Monroe (La.), Lexington (Tenn.), and Poplarville (Miss.). Also notes prevented lynchings and communication with the Colored Press. Typescript copy with notation marking exhibit items A through I.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 25

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Press service of the NAACP, February 25, 1918

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a telegram Governor Tom C. Rye of Tennessee to NAACP Secretary John R. Shillady regarding the lunching of Jim McIlheron at Estill Springs. Typescript copy on NAACP Press Service stationery marked E.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Mar. 1

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Law and Order League to suppress lynching organized at Nashville, Tenn.

New York (N.Y.) - Detailing a meeting held at the Wilson Auditorium of the Y.M.C.A., Nashville, Tennessee, to organize a Law and Order League with the mission to suppress lynching.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 May 13

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 April 6, 1918 to May 10, 1918 in Monroe (La.), Lexington (Tenn.), and Poplarville (Miss.). Also notes prevented lynchings and communication with the Colored Press. Attached to minutes of the NAACP Board of Director's meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 May 25

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

For immediate release

New York (N.Y.) - Informing the press of correspondence between NAACP Secretary John R. Shillady and Governor Rye of Tennessee regarding the lynching of Thomas Devert. Attached to a report for the NAACP Anti-Lynching Committee; marked exhibit D.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 19

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Release for afternoon papers, February 20, 1918

New York (N.Y.) - Informing the press of an appeal sent by the NAACP to political figures in Washington and chambers of commerce in Tennessee regarding lynching at Estill Springs. Shillady writes, "Do you stand for law, or do you approve of mob violence?" Typescript copy marked D.

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 Feb. 16

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Newspaper and Press Service, February 16, 1918

New York (N.Y.) - Informing Editors of correspondence between NAACP Secretary John R. Shillady and Secretary to President Wilson, Joseph P. Tumulty, regarding the lynching in Estill Springs, Tennessee. Includes reference to telegrams between Governor Rye of Tennessee and the NAACP. Typescript copy, marked C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Apr. 24

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Released for the afternoon papers of Thursday, April 25

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing telegrams sent by NAACP Secretary, John R. Shillady, to political figures in Louisiana and Tennessee protesting lynchings that have occurred in these areas. Includes correspondence to Honorable R. G. Pleasant, Governor of Baton Rouge, La. which mentions the lynching of Clyde Williams and to Honorable Tom C. Rye, Governor of Nashville, Tennessee regarding the lynching of Berry Noyes. Documen... more

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Apr. 26

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

For immediate release

New York (N.Y.) - The NAACP announces a telegram sent by Bolton Smith to Honorable Tom C. Rye, Governor of Nashville, Tenn. regarding the lynching of Berry Noyes and the Tennessee Law and Order League, "organized to stop lynching". Document typewritten on NAACP Press Service stationery. Typescript copy sent under cover to Du Bois from Shillady.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers