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Collection Reference Number GLC06135.03
From Archive Folder Documents related to the NAACP 
Title 17th annual report NAACP for the year 1926
Date 1 January 1927
Author National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description 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.
Subjects African American Author  African American History  Civil Rights  Reform Movement  Election  Government and Civics  Lynching  Judiciary  Law  Jim Crow  Mobs and Riots  Texas  
People National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  Storey, Moorfield (1845-1929)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics
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