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Collection Reference Number GLC06135.05
From Archive Folder Documents related to the NAACP 
Title 20th annual report of the NAACP for the year 1929
Date 1 January 1930
Author National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Contains a list of NAACP officers for 1929. Foreword states "Uncompromising insistence upon full participation by the Negro in all phases of life is coming more and more to be the attitude of thinking and intelligent white and colored people." Contains reports on African Americans and the vote, residential segregation, African American federal prisoners, discrimination in athletics and church, anti-intermarriage bills, President Herbert Hoover's crime commission, and lynching, among other topics. Provides updates on the NAACP's legal defense related to particular cases, such as the Bell-Swain case and the Ben Bess case, which were described in more detail in the previous year's report (see GLC06135.04). Also discusses other legal cases, such as that of Ralph Baker, a young black university student who was shot by an off-duty policeman on a New York City train platform. Includes a financial summary. Closes with a report from the Department of Publications and Research.
Subjects African American Author  African American History  Civil Rights  Reform Movement  Government and Civics  President  Crime  Lynching  Death Penalty  Injury or Wound  Election  Suffrage  Jim Crow  Prisoner  Sports and Games  Religion  Marriage  Women's History  Law  
People National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  Hoover, Herbert (1874-1964)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme African Americans; Government & Politics; Religion
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