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African Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 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

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?