7 results found for: subject:"Lynching--Law and legislation--Louisiana"

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1918 Mar. 6

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Released for Wednesday morning papers, March 6, 1918

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a telegram sent to Governor R. G. Pleasant protesting "the lynching of three Negroes by white farmers near Delhi, La. on February 26. Includes a letter sent to the Governor signed by NAACP Secretary, John R. Shillady.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 July 8

Shillady, John R., 1875-1943

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

Louisiana - Summarizing steps taken in campaign against lynching including telegrams sent to Governor Pleasant in Louisiana and the Chambers of Commerce in Monroe, Baton Rouge. Shreveport and New Orleans. Accounts dates and names of lynchings in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Aug. 13

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Released for the morning papers of August 14

New York (N.Y.) - The NAACP announces a telegram sent by John R. Shillady, Secretary, to Governor R. G. Pleasant of Louisiana regarding the lynching of Bubber Hall. Document typewritten on NAACP Press Service stationery.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 May 13

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Released to the Colored press for immediate publication

New York (N.Y.) - Informing the press of communication between NAACP Secretary, John R. Shillady, the Editor of the Shreveport Times and J. Madison Vance regarding riots and lynching cases in Louisiana and support for Governor Pleasant. Attached to a report for the NAACP Anti-Lynching Committee; marked exhibit A.

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 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