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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|
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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