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Letter from Benjamin Franklin Lee and John Porter to Theodore Roosevelt

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Benjamin Franklin Lee and Secretary John Porter forward a resolution of the Baltimore Conference of the A.M.E. Church, appealing to President Roosevelt for an exhibit at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition to enlighten the public conscience about the advancement of colored people.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: Louisiana Purchase Exposition; Race relations; African American arts; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Date: 1904-04-22

Letter from Wesley L. Sledge to Theodore Roosevelt

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Wesley L. Sledge requests permission to "muster a regiment of colored soldiers." Letterhead is from "The Michigan Tailoring Company," a supplier of military equipment and a state organizer of N.A.A.C.P.

Resource Type: Letter

Subject: World War (1914-1918); Armed Forces--African American troops; Armies--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Date: 1917-05-16

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