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Injured African American longeshoreman surrounded by white males during dock workers' strike, Houston, Texas, July 17, 1934

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Injured African American longeshoreman surrounded by white males during dock workers' strike, Houston, Texas, July 17, 1934
Date:1934 July 17
Description:

Text on reverse: "Watch Your Credit International Chicago 7-17-34: Three die in Texas Dock Strike, Houston, Texas-- Three independent Negro longshoremen were shot to death and four others (white and negro) wounded in battles between striking dock workers union and members of an independent unions not on strike. Photo shows one of the injured men who was shot and beaten about the head. Sent Bureaus, Hearst Papers and Fast Mail." 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_076

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Racism--Texas--Houston | Strikes and lockouts--Stevedores | Violence | Kennedy, Stetson | United States, Texas, Harris County, Houston, 29.7632836, -95.3632715
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

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Cite as: L1979-37_076, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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