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Crowd gathering around lynching at night, Indiana, August 7, 1930

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Crowd gathering around lynching at night, Indiana, August 7, 1930
Date:1930 Aug. 7
Description:

Text on reverse: "Labeled '104 Double Lynching,' it shows a night flash shot of two Negroes hanging from a tree branch with a crowd of men and women standing by, some smiling." Bodies of Tom Shipp and Abe Smith, Marion, Grant County, Indiana, Aug 7, 1930. 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_058

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Racism--Indiana | Terrorism | Lynching | Lynchings | Kennedy, Stetson | United States, Indiana, 40.267194, -86.134902
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries. Special Collections
Original Material:

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

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Cite as: L1979-37_058, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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