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  • Collection: NAACP Clippings and Documents (1920s)

Letter to Walter F. White regarding the Silas Parmore case

Preston, M. J.
1923-12-18

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Letter from M. J. Preston of the New Brunswick NAACP to Walter F. White regarding the Silas Parmore case.

Colored Preacher Asks What Is the Matter with New Brunswick


1922-05-29

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Colored Preacher Asks What Is the Matter with New Brunswick; Declares Negro Has Made More Enemies in Times of Peace Than in War—Urges His People to Have Faith in Themselves."

Flag, announcing lynching, flown from the window of the NAACP headquarters on 69 Fifth Ave., New York City


1936

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Photograph of a flag flown from the window of the NAACP headquarters on 69 Fifth Ave. in New York City. The flag reads "A MAN WAS LYNCHED YESTERDAY."

Extradition Granted; Habeas Corpus Writ is Still Keeping Negro Here


1923-12-18

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Extradition Granted; Habeas Corpus Writ is Still Keeping Negro Here; Governor Silzer Signs Papers for Return of Silas Parmore to Georgia—Counsel at Once Starts New…

Acquitted on Second Trial for Murder


1925-11-18

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Acquitted on Second Trial for Murder; Man Arrested Here Found Not Guilty in Georgia and Headed North; Likely to Soon Reappear Here."

Paramore to Be Given New Trial


1925-10-09

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Paramore to Be Given New Trial; Colored Man Arrested Here to be Tried in Dawson, Ga.; Kalteissen Wins Appeal Fight."

Silas Paramore, Sentenced to Hang Last August, 'Feeling Fine'


1925-04-23

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Parmore Convicted and Sentenced to Pay Death Penalty; Record Trial in Georgia Court of Negro Arrested Here Several Weeks Ago


1924-07-29

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Record Trial in Georgia Court of Negro Arrested Here Several Weeks Ago; Case Started Yesterday Morning and Ended Early Last Evening; Extradition Was Bitterly…

Make Anti-Lynching Bill a Law Before the Parmore Fight Is Dropped


1924-01-21

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Make Anti-Lynching Bill a Law Before the Parmore Fight Is Dropped; Colored People Make Further Contributions at Meeting—State-Wide Gathering Scheduled for Newark."

Two-Year Delay Seen By Lawyers In the Parmore Case


1924-01-19

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Parmore Appeal Is Put on File


1924-01-16

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Parmore Appeal Is Put on File; Counsel For Georgia Man Declare Case May Go to U. S. Supreme Court; costs deposited at Trenton today."

Parmore to Be Sent to Georgia


1924-01-15

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Parmore to Be Sent to Georgia; Negro Loses Fight Against Extradition on Charge of Murder; will take appeal to errors court."

Parmore Record Made Public by Detective David


1924-01-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Take Issue with Georgia Paper on Parmore's Arrest


1924-01-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Young Parmore, Held as Witness, Is Released


1924-01-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Young Parmore, Held as Witness, Is Released; Vice Chancellor Frees Son of Man in Georgia Murder; no decision yet on habeas corpus."

How Georgia Newspaper Views Attempts Here to Bar Extradition of Parmore


1924-01-09

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Decision in Parmore Case Is Held


1924-01-08

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Decision in Parmore Case Is Held; Habeas Corpus Hearing in Matter of Georgia Negro, Held for Murder; counsel directed to submit briefs."

Parmore Writ Argument Goes Off to January 8


1923-12-24

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Petition Put in Circulation for Parmore Aid


1923-12-22

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

No Trap Laid for Parmore, Is David Assertion


1923-12-22

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Parmore's Wife Feels Certain Lynching Would Follow Return to Georgia


1923-12-21

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Parmore's Wife Feels Certain Lynching Would Follow Return to Georgia; Details Trap Set For Husband By Attache of Prosecutor's Office—Confident Defendant Is…

Lee and David at Wide Variance on Parmore Facts


1923-12-20

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Lee and David at Wide Variance on Parmore Facts; Colored Clergyman Asserts Wife of Accused Southerner Was Hidden; statement coming from Kalteissen."

Maintenance of Mrs. Parmore is Given Kalteissen


1923-12-19

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Maintenance of Mrs. Parmore is Given Kalteissen; County Authorities Turn Colored Woman Over to Local Association; latter satisfied as to treatment."

Colored Congregations Unite in Mass Meeting to Save Southern Negro


1923-12-17

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Colored Congregations Unite in Mass Meeting to Save Southern Negro; Fund of $100 Subscribed at Ebenezer Baptist—Attorney Kalteissen Cheered and Made Deacon."

Hold Hearing in Paremore Case Before Governor


1923-12-17

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

Local Colored People Oppose Extradition of Man in Georgia Murder


1923-12-10

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Article about the Silas Parmore case in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Local Colored People Oppose Extradition of Man in Georgia Murder; Retain Lawyer Kalteissen to Fight Move Before Governor—Assert Fair Trial in South Impossible."

Portrait of Walter Francis White

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
1918-03

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Photograph of Walter Francis White printed in The Crisis magazine in March of 1918 when White joined the national staff of the NAACP as Assistant Secretary. White was approximately 25 years old at this time. He went on to head the NAACP as Executive…

League for Advancement of Colored Folk to Meet


1922-12-20

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing NAACP's last meeting of the year at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Colored People Hear Fine Addresses on Advancement of Race at Mass Meeting


1922-09-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about NAACP's mass meeting at the Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Anti-Lynching Demonstration at Mount Zion


1922-09-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News: "Anti-Lynching Demonstration at Mount Zion; Colored Republicans Endorse Dwyer Bill—Rev. Stiles Urges Recognition of Negro Rights—Rev. Roundtree Speaks."

Colored People Plan Labor Day Mass Meeting


1922-08-24

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about a recent meeting of the New Brunswick NAACP at the Ebenezer Baptist Church. Plans are underway for a mass meeting on Labor Day, where the parent-association is expected to present the…

Colored Folk Plan Labor Day Demonstration


1922-08-05

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about a recent meeting of the New Brunswick NAACP at Mt. Zion AME Church. Plans and fundraising are underway for a big Labor Day Demonstration.

Colored Advancement Meetings to Alternate Between Two Churches


1922-08-01

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing that the meetings of the New Brunswick NAACP will henceforth alternate between Ebenezer Baptist Church and Mt. Zion AME Church.

Colored Folks Get Edge Pledge to Vote for Anti-Lynching Bill


1922-07-29

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about a recent meeting of the New Brunswick NAACP, a roll-call showing that the organization stands at approximately 200 members. The officers announce that US Senator Walter E. Edge of New…

Colored Race is Jubilant Because of Dyer Bill Report


1922-07-06

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about the local reaction to Washington reports about the progress on the Dyer Anti-Lynching Bill.

Colored People's Organization Has Work Made Public


1922-06-22

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about the work of the NAACP, reprinted from a Newark Monitor article originally titled "What is the N. A. A. C. P.?"

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Negroes to Hold Big Newark Convention


1922-05-20

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News about the upcoming national conference of the NAACP to take place in Newark, NJ, on June 18-23, 1922.

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Treatment of Negroes


1922-05-06

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Opinion piece by a reporter in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News.

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Colored People to Elect This Evening


1922-05-03

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a business meeting and elections for the local NAACP, to take place at Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Racial Animosities Deplored by Speakers at Mass Meeting Here


1922-04-27

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reporting about a mass meeting of the local NAACP that took place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School. Speakers included Walter F. White (assistant secretary of the national…

Mass Meeting to Present View of the Colored Race


1922-04-26

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News promoting a mass meeting of the local NAACP to take place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School, with a program of speeches, song, and music. Walter F. White will serve as the…

Mass Meeting for Advancement of the Colored People


1922-04-24

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a mass meeting of the local NAACP to take place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School, with a program of speeches, song, and music. Walter F. White will serve as the…

Walter White to Be Principal Speaker for Colored People


1922-04-19

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing Walter F. White as the principal speaker for NAACP's upcoming mass meeting at the New Brunswick High School.

Colored People to Have Mass Meeting at the High School


1922-04-14

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a mass meeting of the local NAACP to take place on April 26, 1922, at the New Brunswick High School, with a program of speeches, song, and music. Mayor Morrison of New Brunswick is…

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Society for Advancement of Colored People Here


1922-04-03

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News listing these newly elected officers of the New Brunswick NAACP: president, N. G. Thompson [correct name is Moses G. Thompson]; vice president, J. W. Watson; secretary, Thomas A. Matthews;…

New Association of Colored People Wants Hall of Own


1922-03-14

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing the first election of officers for the New Brunswick NAACP. The new organization has nearly 100 members and hopes to soon obtain a hall or meeting space of its own. The organization…

Colored People to Have Uplift Work Under New Branch


1922-03-07

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New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News reports that a new branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People was formed in New Brunswick in March of 1922.

Ebenezer Baptist Church


1922-03-04

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Article in the New Brunswick newspaper Daily Home News announcing a meeting of the NAACP at the Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Statement of receipts and expenses in the Parmore case

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. New Brunswick Branch (NAACP)
1924-04-07

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Statement of receipts and expenses in the Silas Parmore case on NAACP New Brunswick Branch letterhead, dated April 7, 1924.

Georgia Frees Negro Who Feared Mob Rule


1925-12-13

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Article in the New York Times: "Georgia Frees Negro Who Feared Mob Rule; Silas Parmore, Extradited From New Jersey, Acquitted by a Jury in Murder Trial."

Silas Parmore Defense Fund pledge card

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. New Brunswick Branch (NAACP)
1924

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Pledge card used in the NAACP fundraising campaign for the Silas Parmore Defense Fund.