15 results found for: subject:"Lynching--Law and legislation--Tennessee"

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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 May 9

George Peabody College for Teachers

Letter from George Peabody College for Teachers to Bolton Smith

Nashville (Tenn.) - Commenting on local response to the Lexington lynching matter including press and government officials. Typescript copy, notes original signed by Bruce R. Payne; document marked Exhibit D.

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 7

Law and Order League (Nashville, Tenn.)

Letter from Law and Order League (Nashville, Tenn.) to NAACP

Nashville (Tenn.) - Responding to a telegram Shillady, Secretary for the NAACP, sent to the Commercial Club of Nashville. Craig, President of the Law and Order League, comments on the league's establishment following the lynching in Estill Springs and expectations of Governor Rye. Typescript copy marked Exhibit C.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb. 16

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Press service of the NAACP, February 16, 1918

New York (N.Y.) - Announcing a telegram response from John R. Shillady to Governor Tom C. Rye of Tennessee regarding the lunching of Jim McIlheron at Estill Springs and communication with President Wilson through J. P. Tumulty. Typescript copy on NAACP Press Service stationery marked B.

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 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 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