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African American home set on fire by Ku Klux Klan, Georgia, February 28, 1949

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Title:African American home set on fire by Ku Klux Klan, Georgia, February 28, 1949
Date:1949 Feb. 28
Description:

Text on reverse: "Klan fires negro home, Ga. 2/28/49. A Negro mother and son burned out of their home by the Klan in Georgia. Labeled 115 Klan burns home of Negro family, it shows frame house afire with figures before it and truck parked in the middle distance." 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_069

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Racism--Georgia | Terrorism | Arson--Georgia | Fires | Rural areas | Kennedy, Stetson | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Libraries
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Cite as: Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

Cite as: L1979-37_069, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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