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Glynn County prison camp after guards open fire on prisoners, Brunswick, Georgia, July 11, 1947

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Title:Glynn County prison camp after guards open fire on prisoners, Brunswick, Georgia, July 11, 1947
Date:1947 July 11
Description:

Text on reverse: "July 11, 1947, Brunswick Ga., Glynn County prison camp. Guards fired on 27 convicts, 8 killed, 5 wounded. (Had refused to work in snake-infested ditch; guard captain drunk)" 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_205

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Police brutality | Prisons--Georgia--Brunswick | Prisoners--Georgia--Brunswick | Prison riots--Georgia--Brunswick | Prison guards | Prison laborers | Prison riots | Kennedy, Stetson | United States, Georgia, Glynn County, Brunswick, 31.1499528, -81.4914894
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_205, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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