81 results found for: subject:"Lynching--Law and legislation"

Gallery view

1923 Mar.

Wilson, J. N. B.

Letter from J. N. B. Wilson to Editor of the Crisis

Detroit (Mich.) - Commenting on the magazine's recent coverage of lynching legislation; suggesting they found a national "Give a Thought to Lynching Day"; and outlining other strategies to advance progress and justice in the matter.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1934 Dec. 24

Pickens, William, 1881-1954

National law against lynching

New York (N.Y.) - Calling for a national law against lynching.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1908 Feb. 13

Shillady, John R., 1875-1943

Copy of telegram to President Wilson

Quoting a telegram sent to President Wilson from NAACP Secretary John R. Shillady regarding the Estill Springs lynching and German crimes in Belgium. Typescript copy marked A.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 8

Guy, James H.

Letter from James H. Guy to W. E. B. Du Bois

Topeka (Kan.) - Calling for the "independent exercise of suffrage by all colored voters" to support only the U.S. senators who favor the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 2

Phillips, C. H.

Telegram from C. H. Phillips to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Issuing a statement on the failure of the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 24

Cobb, James A. (James Adlai), 1876-1958

Letter from James A. Cobb to W. E. B. Du Bois

Washington (D.C.) - Offers an opinion on the Dyer Bill to be published.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 27

Davis, Benjamin, 1870-1945

Letter from B. J. Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Atlanta (Ga.) - Offers his opinion on "the next Political step the Negro should take in the Dyer Bill."

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1925 Nov. 24

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

Letter from W. E. B. Du Bois to W. A. Wade

New York (N.Y.) - Concerning lynching case in Mississippi and lawyer's fees.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1923 Jan. 3

Davis, Henry E.

Letter from Harry E. Davis to W. E. B. Du Bois

Cleveland (Ohio) - Statement concerning the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill. Includes suggested political strategies that might be employed. (Letter was miss dated as 1922-01-03).

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1922 Dec. 23

Demby, E. Thomas

Letter from E. Thomas Demby to W. E. B. Du Bois

Little Rock (Ark.) - Comments on the Dyer Bill's defeat and suggests a possible next step of action. An attached paper fragment at the bottom of the letter identifies Demby as Bishop Suffragan of Arkansas.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers