"The Negro Protective League of Pennsylvania in Two Large Meetings"

Title

"The Negro Protective League of Pennsylvania in Two Large Meetings"

Subject

The Negro Protective League of Pennsylvania, Dr. William A. Creditt, George W. Dawley, Dr. R. R. Wright, Attorney J. C. Asbury, Senator Penrose,

Description

On the Monday and Tuesday prior to Saturday May 2, 1914, the date of publication of this article, The Negro Protective League of Pennsylvania met in Philadelphia. Among the speakers at the engagement was RR Wright Jr. The article discusses Senator Boies Penrose. According to the article, "the Negroes look upon him as their true representative." Discussion also pertained to the December 1906 dismissal of the Negro soldiers.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

May 2, 1914

Contributor

Kristin Geiger

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

PDF

Type

Text

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

NegroProtectiveLeague.pdf


Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “"The Negro Protective League of Pennsylvania in Two Large Meetings",” Goin' North, accessed September 29, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/166.