7 results found for: subject:"Law and Order League (Nashville, Tenn.)"

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1918 Mar. 1

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

To the Chief Editorial Writer

New York (N.Y.) - Providing Editorial staff with information on the Law and Order League in Nashville, Tennessee. Typescript copy on NAACP stationery, marked F.

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 16

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Released for the papers of Sunday, May 19

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing the formation of the Tennessee Law and Order League, organized to protest lynching, and resolutions of the league passed by the Tennessee State Conference of Charities and Corrections. Release by the NAACP Secretary John R. Shillady on behalf of the Law and Order League. Attached to a report for the NAACP Anti-Lynching Committee; marked exhibit B.

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

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; marked Exhibit B.

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. Typescript copy with notation marking exhibit items A through I.

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