The full content of this document is only available to subscribing institutions. More information can be found via www.amdigital.co.uk
If you believe you should have access to this document, click here to Login.
|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents related to the NAACP
|17th annual report NAACP for the year 1926
|1 January 1927
|National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
|Contains a list of NAACP officers for 1927, including President Moorfield Storey. Foreword states "More and more, has it been borne in upon the Association that for the present the avenue to affirmation and defense of the Negro's fundamental rights in America lies through the courts." Includes reports on the Sweet case, residential segregation in several cities, the Texas-White primary, mob violence, and the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill, among other topics. Contains a report on finances. Closes with a report from the department of publications and research.
|African American Author African American History Civil Rights Reform Movement Election Government and Civics Lynching Judiciary Law Jim Crow Mobs and Riots Texas
|National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Storey, Moorfield (1845-1929)
|New York, New York
|African Americans; Government & Politics
|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