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Police brutality inflicted on African American males of varying class

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Police brutality inflicted on African American males of varying class
Date:1910-1939
Description:

African American males and white police officers, one on horseback. Text on reverse: "When police clubs begin to swing at Negroes, they are no respecter of class, cracking down equally upon worker's cap and bourgeois hat. Note men climbing pole to escape." 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_074

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Racism--Southern States | Police brutality | Terrorism | Kennedy, Stetson | Southern States, 33.346678, -84.119434
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries
Original Material:

Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

Rights and Usage:

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Cite as: L1979-37_074, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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