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NAACP Minutes of the Meeting of the Board of Directors

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National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

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Summarizing meeting attendance, reports of the Secretary, and Director of Publications and Research on the Crisis Magazine for October. Secretary reports on membership, anti-lynching campaign, compulsory work laws, Birth of a Nation film, Liberty Loan campaign, Jim Crow conditions, a letter to the President and War Department regarding Colored soldiers voting, distribution of publications, arrangements with Reverend R. W. Bagnall as field organizer, matters of a song titled "Nigger War Brides", and publicity. Field Secretary reports on branches and meetings put on hold due to influenza break out. Reports from Legal Committee and Nominating Committee. Signed by Mary White Ovington, Acting Chair and John R. Shillady, Secretary.
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