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Collection Reference Number GLC06135.02
From Archive Folder Documents related to the NAACP 
Title 14th annual report NAACP for the year 1923
Date 1 January 1924
Author National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Contains a list of NAACP officers for 1924, including President Moorfield Storey. An introductory letter from Storey asks for financial support from readers of the pamphlet. Foreword states that the NAACP "is striving; it is striving to vindicate the American idea ... that every man shall have opportunity for the highest self development and that his achievements shall not be denied recognition on their merits." Includes reports on the Dyer anti-lynching bill, race riots and mob violence, discrimination at Harvard University, an African American veteran's hospital at Tuskegee, Alabama, the Ku Klux Klan, the 24th infantry, the national marriage and divorce bill, and the Sterling-Reed education bill, among other topics. Closes with a report on finances.
Subjects Education Reform  African American Author  African American History  Civil Rights  Reform Movement  Ku Klux Klan  Marriage  Women's History  Law  Lynching  Finance  Mobs and Riots  Education  African American Troops  Hospital  
People National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  Storey, Moorfield (1845-1929)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics; Law; Arts & Literature
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Additional Information Leonidas Carstarphen Dyer (1871-1957), author of the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill, was a Republican Congressional Representative from Missouri from 1911-1933. The bill won President Warren G. Harding's support, and would have stiffened penalties for lynchings. It passed in the House in 1922 but was defeated in the Senate.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945