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.
Louisiana Purchase Exposition; Race relations; African American arts; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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.
World War (1914-1918); Armed Forces--African American troops; Armies--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.; National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
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