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Turner, Mary, 1885-1918

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

2018 Presentation, 2018

 File — Box 1, Folder: 2
Collection number: 2
Scope and Contents

Summary of viewing of "The Lynching of Mary Turner" art exhiit in the archives from presentation of Rachel Matie-Crane Williams - Associate professor at the University of Iowa.

Dates: 2018

Folder 4: Valdosta Daily Times Editorial/Article, 2021-10-10, 2021-10-16

 File — Box 1, Folder: 4
Collection number: 4
Scope and Contents

Editorial from VDT "Time to revisit Mary Turner legacy" suggeting a memorial at the Lowndes County courthouse.

Dates: Publication: 2021-10-10; Publication: 2021-10-16

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

VDT Article - New Historical Marker, 2021-12-14

 File — Box 1, Folder: 5
Collection number: 5
Scope and Contents

Article about new historical marker to replace original one that was vandalized.

Dates: Publication: 2021-12-14

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