|Click here to view the item|
|Creator:||Baggett, James L.|
|Title:||Eugene "Bull" Connor|
|Date:||2007 Mar. 9|
Encyclopedia article about Eugene "Bull" Connor, Alabama politician primarily remembered as an icon of racial intolerance. Connor served in the Alabama legislature from 1935 to 1937 and supported legislation popular with white working-class people and unions. He served as Public Safety Commissioner in Birmingham through the 1930s, 1950s, and 1950s. He unsuccessfully ran for governor twice and was a delegate at five Democratic National Conventions.
The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.
|Types:||Articles | Interactive Resource|
|Subjects:||Connor, Eugene, 1897-1973 | Police chiefs--Alabama--Birmingham | Politicians--Alabama | Legislators--Alabama | Birmingham (Ala.)--Officials and employees | Birmingham (Ala.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Race relations | Segregation--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Segregation--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights movements--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights demonstrations--Alabama--Birmingham | White supremacy movements--Alabama--Birmingham | Segregationists--Alabama--Birmingham | Police--Alabama--Birmingham | Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Civil rights--Alabama--Birmingham | African Americans--Violence against--Alabama--Birmingham | Political candidates--Alabama | United States, Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham, 33.5206608, -86.80249|
|Collection:||Encyclopedia of Alabama|
|Institution:||Encyclopedia of Alabama|
|Contributors:||Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)|
|Rights and Usage:|
All rights reserved. By downloading, printing, or otherwise using text, image, logo, audio and video files from this Web site, users agree that they will limit their use of such files for purposes permitted under the fair use doctrine and will not violate EOA's or any other party's proprietary rights. Fair use of copyrighted material includes the use of protected materials for noncommercial educational purposes. EOA content used for such purposes does not require express permission from EOA or the Alabama Humanities Foundation, which holds the copyrights for EOA content. All other uses require written permission from the Alabama Humanities Foundation. Permission requests may be submitted by email to: email@example.com or by mail to: Encyclopedia of Alabama, Attn.: Permissions, R.B. Draughon Library, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849.
Forms part of the Encyclopedia of Alabama.
|Persistent Link to Item:||http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/face/Article.jsp?id=h-1091|