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| Drive Now on for 1 1 5,000 Members | in Omaha Branch | | National Association for | I ADVANCEMENT of I | COLORED PEOPLE | | Membership $1.00 per Year | | Join Now in Fight for Justice [ | Lynching, Jim Crowism and Denial of | | Civil Rights Must Cease | | Are Yo i With Us? | | “We Are Coming, Father Abraham, Ten Million Strong!” | During the darkest days of the Civil War when the H fate of the nation hung in the balance, Abraham Lincoln issued a call for volunteers to save the Union. The rousing answer came: “We Are Coming, Father Abra jj§ ham, Ten Million Strong!” Today Democracy is threatened by lynching, dis franchisement, “Jim Crowism” and race prejudice. The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, taking up Lincoln’s cause and fighting to com plete the work begun by the Great Emancipator, sends out a call for volunteers. “100,000 Members by its Tenth Anniversary” is our slogan. When the Associa tion holds its Tenth Annual Conference in Cleveland, Ohio, on June 21-28 we want to be able to say as in the 60’s: “We Are Coming, Father Abraham, Ten Mil lion Strong!” I Be Among the Members Whose Names Will Soon Be | | Published on This Page | Rev. John Albert Williams, President Mrs. Jessie Hale Moss, Secretary S liiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiml?