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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents related to the NAACP
|19th annual report NAACP for the year 1928
|1 January 1929
|National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
|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.
|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
|National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Bell, Robert (fl. 1928) Bess, Ben (fl. 1928) Storey, Moorfield (1845-1929) Swain, Grady (fl. 1928)
|New York, New York
|African Americans; Government & Politics; Women in American History
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945