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|Creator:||Southern Labor Archives|
|Title:||Three prisoners avoiding the convict road gangs by self-inflicted wounds|
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|
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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