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|"Amount of Negro and Other Colored Blood Illegal in Various States for Marriage to Whites: 1929," by W.A. Plecker, Eugenical News (vol. 14:8)
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[tabular material set, for the most part, broadside]
Amount of Negro and Other Colored Blood Illegal in Various States for Marriage to Whites: 1929.
[NOTE: I will type by individual columns][column 1] None Permissible
2. Georgia (or W. Indian, Asiatic Indian or Mongolian) New Act not being enforced for lack of appropriation
[second column] Negro or Negro Descent
1. Arizona (or Mongolian-Indian) Caucasian or descendants with Negro, Mongolian, Indian and descendants.
(or Indian) Persons of color include those belonging in whole or in part to the African race
3. Montana (or Negro - Chinese - Japanese in whole or in part)
4. Nevada (or brown-yellow-red races)
5. Oklahoma (Persons of African descent with persons not of African descent whether white or Indian)
6. South Dakota (or Korean - Malay - Mongolian)
7. Utah (or Mongolian)
8. West Virginia
[third column] 1/8
4. Mississippi (or Mongolian)
5. Missouri (or Mongolian)
6. Nebraska (1/8 Japanese or Chinese)
7. North Carolina (or Indian)
8. North Dakota
9. South Carolina (or Indian)
[fourth column] 1/4
1. Kentucky (if one grandparent was a Negro, or a white woman with a "colored" man)
2. Oregon (or Mongolian, or white with one more one-half Indian)
[set sideways between the fourth and fifth columns] Legal Limits of Negro and Other Colored Blood In Colored-White Marriages.
Dr. W. A. Plecker, Registrar of Vital Statistics of the Commonwealth of Virginia, who has been the principal leader in the recent movement to secure the enactment of the so-called Racial Integrity Laws by several states, has compiled the accompanying table showing the present status of legislation in reference to the legal limits of intermarriages between the white and colored races.
[fifth column]Mulattoes 1/2
2. California (or Mongolian)
5. Idaho (or Mongolian)
6. Wyoming (or Mongolian or Malay)
[sixth column] No Restriction
2. District of Columbia
6. Maine (an act of 1786 made marriage of a white person and negro or mulatto void)
7. Massachusetts (A former Act made marriage of a white and negro or mulatto illegal)
8. Michigan (Mixed marriage formerly void now legal)
10. New Hampshire
11. New Jersey
12. New Mexico
13. New York
14. Ohio (A former statute forbade marriage of a pure white and a person of visibly African blood)
16. Rhode Island
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