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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents related to the NAACP
|14th annual report NAACP for the year 1923
|1 January 1924
|National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
|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.
|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
|National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Storey, Moorfield (1845-1929)
|New York, New York
|African Americans; Government & Politics; Law; Arts & Literature
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|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.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945