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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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

Civil Rights Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS-134
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials relating to civil rights, dating from 1893 to 1962. The subjects covered include: civil rights, segregation, integration, the NAACP, the League of Women Voters, the Republican Party, and the Democratic Party. These materials are also available as scanned images through v-text: https://vtext.valdosta.edu/xmlui/handle/10428/1534Harmful Content Policy: Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collection’s collection houses materials...
Dates: 1893 - 1962

The Mary Turner Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Collection number: MS -170
Scope and Contents In May of 1918, Hampton Smith, a 31 year old White plantation owner in Brooks County, Georgia was shot and killed by one of his Black workers named Sydney Johnson. What ensued after the shooting was a mob driven manhunt for Johnson and others thought to be involved in his decision to kill Hampton Smith. That manhunt lasted for more than a week and resulted in the deaths of at least 13 people with some historical accounts suggesting a higher number of persons killed. One of the people killed...
Dates: 2021-04-21

Video 7: AAS 2001 Lecture Series # 2: The Story of Mary Turner: Neglected but Not Forgotten. 2001/02/08.

 Video Cassette — Box 5, video_cassette: 7
Collection number: 7
Scope and Contents

Dr. Julie Armstrong presents her research on Mary Turner. People in video: Hardin, Shirley; Hires, John; Brown, Louis, Armstrong, Julie. 3 copies.

Dates: 1995 - 2005