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Isaac Woodard and mother portrait, South Carolina, July 12, 1946

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Isaac Woodard and mother portrait, South Carolina, July 12, 1946
Date:1946 July 12

Text on reverse: "Isaac Woodward, who fought to defend democracy against the onslaught of Nazism in World War II, had both his eyes gouged out shortly afterward by a Carolina policeman who barred his way to a bus station toilet (no toilet facility having been provided for Negroes.)" This photo was taken five months after the incident. 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_064

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | Racism--South Carolina | Police brutality | Portraits | Wounds & injuries | Woodard, Isaac, 1919-1992 | United States, South Carolina, 33.836081, -81.163724
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_064, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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