Walter F White

Walter Francis White

  • American

Walter Francis White was a notable American civil rights activist who led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. - AsNotedIn

Themes with Walter F White


Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1893/07/01 Madeline Ware White, wife of George White, gives birth to a son, Walter Francis White, in Atlanta, Georgia. Born
1905/00/00 The White family Sunday routing is prayers at 8:00 am, then a large breakfast and attending service at the First Congregational Church. Faith First Congregational Church Atlanta, GA
1906/09/24 Working a mail route with his father near Peachtree and Houston Streets, Walter White witnesses a black man killed by a white mob. White will witness 6 more killings. Houston Street will be renamed John Wesley Dobbs Avenue at a later date. Witness Candler Building Atlanta Atlanta, GA Atlanta Race Riot 1906
1906/09/25 A mob, including the locale grocer's son, threaten to burn down the White family home (lost). After shots ring out from a nearby home the crowd disburses. Witness Atlanta Race Riot 1906
1912/00/00 Walter White graduates from Atlanta University high school in Atlanta, Georgia. The tuition based school is only high school available to Negros in Atlanta. Education Atlanta University Center District Atlanta, GA
1916/00/00 Walter White graduates from Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia. Education Atlanta University Center District Atlanta, GA
1917/03/00 Spearheaded by Walter F White, Atlanta's nascent NAACP branch holds it's first rally. The hall was "so packed with eafer-faced Negroes and even a few whites that we had difficulty wedging the platform party through the crow to enter the auditorium." WFW Vocation Odd Fellows Building and Auditorium Atlanta, GA
1917/04/00 The Atlanta branch of the NAACP is established with Walter F White as a charter member. Vocation
1917/10/07 Walter F White receives a letter from James W Johnson for permission to include his name as a candidate for an executive position with the NAACP in New York City. Work
1918/02/01 Walter F White arrives in Manhattan, New York City. James W Johnson will escort Walter White to his first day as the new Assistant Secretary at the NAACP. From 1916 until the mid-1920s, NAACP will be headquartered at 70 Fifth Avenue. Work
1918/02/17 On his way to investigate the lynching of in Jim McIlherron in Estill Springs, Walter White arrives by train at the Chattanooga Union Station (lost) and checks in at the nearby Hotel Patten, the "Million Dollar Hotel". Work Patten Towers Chattanooga
1929/00/00 After letters of support for Regina Anderson, when she felt she is being discriminated against by not being promoted, by W E B Du Bois and Walter White, and a boycott of the library by White, Regina is promoted and moves to the Rivington Street branch. Champion Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture New York City
1955/03/21 Walter Francis White dies of acute coronary thrombosis at his home in Connecticut. Died
1955/03/24 Eighteen hundred mourners attend the funeral services for Walter Francis White at St Martin Episcopal Church in Manhattan, New York City, New York. In Memoriam
1955/03/24 The cremated remains of Walter Francis White are buried at Ferncliff Cremated Cemetery and MausoleumHartsdale, New York. In Memoriam Hartsdale
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