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1948 Dec. 14

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977

Memo from Hugh H. Smythe to Henry Lee Moon

New York (N.Y.) - Explaining a message he received from the Urban League, concerning a joke book and a news clipping about the film, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," with the caption "See how to defeat the Civil Rights bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 25

Caudle, Theron Lamar

Administration of the Civil Rights Statutes

Washington (D.C.) - Copy of U.S. Assistant Attorney General Caudle's speech on civil rights, given at the Legal Conference on Federal Power at Howard University, sponsored by the National Lawyers Guild, Bar Association, and NAACP.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Dec. 6

Nerney, Mary Childs

NAACP Secretary's Travel Report

New York (N.Y.) - Report from the Secretary's travels to eight cities on behalf of the Association; includes findings and suggestions for the Board to assist smaller branches of the NAACP. Signed by Mary Childs Nerney. Notes from Du Bois annotating in margin.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Jan. 5

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors January 5, 1915

New York (N.Y.) - Topics of minutes include: officer reports, legal work, N.A.A.C.P. branch work, committee reports, and financial issues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1915 Feb. 2

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors February 2, 1915

New York (N.Y.) - Topics of minutes include: officer reports, legal work, N.A.A.C.P. branch action, and financial issues.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1947 Jan. 25

National Lawyers Guild

Civil Rights Conference program

Washington (D.C.) - Describing the purposes and proceedings of the "Legal Conference on Federal Power to Protect Civil Rights," hosted by the Guild, the Bar Association, and the NAACP, and featuring an address by W. E. B. Du Bois on "Civil Rights Legislation -- Before and After the 14th amendment"; citing passages of the U.S. Constitution; and including a detachable RSVP form.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Dec. 5

War Camp Community Service (U.S.)

Letter from War Camp Community Service to W. E. B. Du Bois

Louisville (Ky.) - Signed Lawrence A. Oxley, Director of Colored Work; describing the racial atmosphere and prejudiced administration of the War Camp in Louisville and suggesting that he use said info in a forthcoming "Crisis" feature.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 Apr. 8

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Report of the secretary for the April 1919 meeting of the Board.

New York (N.Y.) - Activities, campaigns, agendas, progress on a variety of issues including: lynching, Civil Rights bills, meetings, publications and agenda for April 14 meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1919 July 10

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Report of the secretary for the July 1919 meeting of the Board.

New York (N.Y.) - Activities, campaigns, agendas, progress on a variety of issues including: membership, anti-lynching, war history, Cleveland conference, publicity, publications, agenda for July 14 meeting.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Feb.

Streator, George

My suggestion is...

Norfolk (Va.) - Criticizing the efforts of both the United States Government and the leaders of the N.A.A.C.P. for a lack of progress in the providing jobs and economic equality for African Americans.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers