Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Oral history interviews with Georgia residents during the Depression era, 1920's-40's.
Pictures include photos, artwork, and posters from the era.
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.