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|Title:||Body of Willie Earl after lynching, Greenville, South Carolina, February 17, 1947|
|Date:||1947 Feb. 17|
Text on reverse: "This Was Once a Man" and "Remains of Willie Earl, hacked to pieces by white taxi drivers of Greenville, South Carolina. Although twenty-one men eventually signed confessions, an all-white jury refused to convict any of them." 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_068
|Types:||Photographic prints | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Racism--South Carolina--Greenville | Terrorism | Lynching | Lynchings | Dead persons | Kennedy, Stetson | United States, South Carolina, Greenville County, Greenville, 34.8526176, -82.3940105|
|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_068, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.
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