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National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People 13th annual report NAACP for the year 1922

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06135.01 Author/Creator: National Associaton for the Advancement of Colored People Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: January 1923 Pagination: 1 v. : 66 p. ; 22.7 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains a list of NAACP officers for 1923, including President Moorfield Storey. Foreword states that the NAACP "has continued to carry out one of its most vital purposes, that of keeping intensely alive among the colored people of America the sense of racial vigilance and the conviction thar their future depends upon a realization of what the race is justly entitled to and a determination to secure it." Includes reports on the Dyer anti-lynching bill, legal defense related to lynching, a lynching record for 1922, a report on race riots (citing the Ernest Thomas case), reports on discrimination pertaining to ship stewards and the Customs Service, reports on the Ku Klux Klan, and a discussion of the film The Birth of a Nation, among other topics. Closes with a report on finances.

People: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, fl. 1909-
Storey, Moorfield, 1845-1929

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Black AuthorAfrican American HistoryCivil RightsReform MovementLawLynchingMobs and RiotsMaritimeKu Klux KlanArt, Music, Theater, and Film

Sub Era: The Roaring Twenties

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