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Collection Reference Number GLC06135.04
From Archive Folder Documents related to the NAACP 
Title 19th annual report NAACP for the year 1928
Date 1 January 1929
Author National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Contains a list of NAACP officers for 1929, including President Moorfield Storey. Foreword commemorates twenty years of NAACP activity. Reports on legal cases such as that of Robert Bell and Grady Swain, two boys sentenced to death on a flimsy charge; and Ben Bess, who was serving a thirty-year sentence based solely on a woman's shaky accusation. Also includes reports on several other cases. Includes a section devoted to civil rights, which contains segments discussing voting, theater discrimination, school segregation, and other area-specific topics. Includes a report on lynching and a financial report. Closes with a segment from the Department of Publications and Research.
Subjects African American Author  African American History  Civil Rights  Reform Movement  Art, Music, Theater, and Film  Education  Jim Crow  Lynching  Death Penalty  Law  Women's History  Judiciary  Suffrage  Election  Government and Civics  
People National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  Bell, Robert (fl. 1928)  Bess, Ben (fl. 1928)  Storey, Moorfield (1845-1929)  Swain, Grady (fl. 1928)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945