125 results found for: subject:"Lynching--United States"

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1928 Feb. 9

Hartford courant

We recall no Connecticut lynching

Hartford (Conn.) - Concerning an insinuation by the Federal Council of Churches of Christ in America that there have been lynchings in Connecticut.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Mar. 6

Walling, William English, 1877-1936

Letter from William E. Walling to James H. Dillard

United States - Copy of a letter concerning the implementation of Dillard's anti-lynching plan.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Aug. 18

Wickerman, Benjamin

Letter from Benjamin Wickerman to W. E. B. Du Bois

Columbus (Ohio) - Concerning the amount of lynchings in the United States.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 30

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Telegram from Paul Robeson to W. E. B. Du Bois

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking support of his and Bartley Crum's call for action in Washington in commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation, and in the face of "continued immunity from prosecution of the lynchers."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1946 Aug. 30

Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

Circular letter from Paul Robeson to unidentified correspondent

New York (N.Y.) - Seeking support of his and Bartley Crum's call for action in Washington in commemoration of the Emancipation Proclamation, and in the face of "continued immunity from prosecution of the lynchers." For original telegram, see mums312-b112-i035.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1918 Feb.

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

The year's lynchings and mob murders

United States - Typed draft of article published in the Crisis, enumerating known lynchings for the previous year with statistics listed by state, race, sex, and alleged crime.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1931 Nov. 4

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to Helen Shallanda

New York (N.Y.) - Writing in response to Shallanda's letter (mums312-b189-i505), Du Bois explains that the cartoon the Crisis published referenced a lynching in Missouri "where a schoolhouse was burned down with a Negro on the roof in revenge for an alleged assault;" Sends Shallanda further details of lynchings. Enclosures not with letter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1930 Sept. 10

Peet, Hubert W., 1886-1951

Letter from Hubert W. Peet to Herbert Seligmann

London (England) - Concerning the causes of an increase in lynchings in the United States. Written on the letterhead of the Far and Near Press Bureau.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1927 Nov. 12

San Antonio Express

Striking circumstances of the Columbia lynching

San Antonio (Tex.) - Commenting on various particularly disturbing aspects of the recent lynching near the nation's capital.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1929 Nov. 26

Scott, William Henry

Letter from W. H. Scott to W. E. B. Du Bois

Tawzar (Tunisia) - Concerning change of address, a request for 1929 lynching statistics in the United States and Scott's lectures in Tunisia on Christian Socialism.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers