Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of LynchingVariant names
The Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching was organized in Atlanta, Georgia in 1930 under the auspices of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation. Directed by Jessie Daniel Ames, the group collected thousands of signatures on anti-lynching petitions, worked to change public opinion and educate children away from racism, and assisted southern officials to uphold the law. The organization was dissolved in 1942.
From the description of Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching records, 1930-1942. (Robert W. Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center, Inc.). WorldCat record id: 38477136
|Ames, Jessie Daniel, 1883-1972.
|Commission on Interracial Cooperation.
|Harris, Julian LaRose, 1874-1963.
|Neighborhood Union (Atlanta, Ga.)
|Southern Commission on the Study of Lynching.
|Wallace, Tom, 1874-1961.
|Women social reformers