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Tampa: Tar and Terror, 1936?

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 12
Collection number: MS/134-012
Scope and Contents

Relates the story of the November 30, 1935 kidnapping, torture and murder of Joseph Shoemaker, and kidnapping and torture of other members of the Modern Democrats political organization, who were assisting cigar factory workers in Tampa, Fla. Mr. Shoemaker died 9 days later in a Tampa hospital. The police and others involved in the kidnappings were reported to be members of the Ku Klux Klan.

Dates: 1936?

Behind the Lynching of Emmet Louis Till, 1955

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 17
Collection number: MS/134-017
Scope and Contents

This is a fiery pamphlet regarding human rights abuses against African-Americans in the South. The pamphlet is not just about Emmet Till, whose murder helped galvanize the Civil Rights movement, but about violence against blacks throughout the South. The Auhtor was a civil rights activist who was the editor of Freedom, the newspaper founded by Paul Robeson. Compelling pamphlet from the early days of the Civil Rights Movement. - description by seller Author: Louis E. Burnham

Dates: 1955

Defense Training and Jobs for Negroes: Our War-Time Responsibility and Opportunity, February 7, 1942

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 16
Collection number: MS/134-016
Scope and Contents

National Negro Congress. Defense training and jobs for Negroes: Our Wartime Responsibility and Opportunity. Washington DC: Washington Council, 1942. http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2990. URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2990

Dates: February 7, 1942

Georgia Journal. Vol. 5, no. 9, September 28, 1957

 Book — Box: 1, Book: 11
Collection number: MS/134-011
Scope and Contents

The Journal took up political topics of the day with commentary on Civil Rights issues. Bernd seems to have taken a moderate position, Criticizing both the use of Federal troops in Little Rock and Gov. Faubus' reaction. Contains a number of ads for Macon area businesses. Little-known Georgia publication.

Dates: September 28, 1957