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|Creator:||Southern Labor Archives|
|Title:||Greenville, Texas, welcome sign|
Large banner over Lee Street in downtown Greenville, Texas. Text on sign: "Greenville Welcome, The Blackest Land, The Whitest People." Text on reverse: "'Deep in the Heart of Texas.' In the South, the self-constituted 'aristocracy' embraces all whites, excludes all Negroes. This sign over Greenville, Texas, says 'The Blackest Land--The Whitest People.'" Stetson Kennedy (1916-2011), writer and civil rights activist, collected these photographs during the course of his career fighting for equality throughout the Southern United States.
Local identification number: L1979-37_041
|Types:||photographic prints | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Kennedy, Stetson | Race discrimination | African Americans--Segregation | Business districts | Signs (Notices) | United States, Texas, Greenville, 33.1384488, -96.1108066|
|Collection:||Stetson Kennedy Papers|
|Institution:||Georgia State University Special Collections|
|Contributors:||Georgia State University. Special Collections|
Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library
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Cite as: L1979-37_041, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
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