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Title:African American child with deformed legs

African American child standing in field. Text on reverse: "The racial discrimination which keeps Negroes in the most depressed group of America's farm folk finds expression in rickets, pellagra, and other dietary diseases." 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_054

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | African American children | Poverty | Abnormalities, Human | Children | Birth defects | United States, Southern States, 35.8176689, -78.6268927103715
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Cite as: Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

Cite as: L1979-37_054, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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