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Three prisoners avoiding the convict road gangs by self-inflicted wounds

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Creator:O'Neal, Tracy
Creator:Southern Labor Archives
Title:Three prisoners avoiding the convict road gangs by self-inflicted wounds
Date:1930-1949
Description:

Text on reverse: "These three Georgia lads hamstrung themselves by cutting the tendons of their own legs to avoid being sent out on convict road gangs." 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_206

Types:Photographic prints | StillImage
Subjects:Prisoners--Georgia | Convict labor | Self-mutilation--Georgia | Wounds & injuries | Prisoners | Kennedy, Stetson | United States, Georgia, 32.165622, -82.900075
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_206, Stetson Kennedy Papers, L1979-37, Southern Labor Archives. Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

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