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Eugene "Bull" Connor

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Creator:Baggett, James L.
Title:Eugene "Bull" Connor
Date:2007 Mar. 9
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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.

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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 | Birmingham (Ala.) | Jefferson County (Ala.)
Collection:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Institution:Encyclopedia of Alabama
Contributors:Encyclopedia of Alabama (Project)
Online Publisher:[Auburn, Ala.] : Alabama Humanities Foundation and Auburn University | 2007-03-09
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