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Homer Loomis at a meeting of The Columbians, 1946

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Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Homer Loomis at a meeting of The Columbians, 1946

Text on reverse: "Homer Loomis, left, leader of the Columbian brownshirts, who specialized in dynamiting the homes of negroes established in so-called 'white neighborhoods.'" The Columbians were a white separatist organization formed in Atlanta, Georgia, from 1946-1947, often seen as a rival organization to the Ku Klux Klan. 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_020

Types:photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Kennedy, Stetson | Racism--Southern States | Terrorism | Fascism--Georgia--Atlanta | Meetings | Clothing & dress | United States, Georgia, Fulton County, Atlanta, 33.749, -84.38798
Collection:Stetson Kennedy Papers
Institution:Georgia State University Special Collections
Contributors:Georgia State University. Special Collections
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Stetson Kennedy papers, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library

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Cite as: L1979-37_020, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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