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Trial by violence

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Title:Trial by violence
Date:1962 Feb.

Remains of brick home of Dr. C.O. Simpkins, vice president of the NAACP's Shreveport, Louisiana, office, after bombing by the Ku Klux Klan, ca. 1957.

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Local identification number: LC-DIG-ppmsca-08107 (digital file from original photograph)

Local identification number: LC-USZ62-116997 (b&w film copy neg.)

Types:Black-and-white photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Simpkins, C. O.--Homes and haunts | Race discrimination--Louisiana--Shreveport | Bombings--Louisiana--Shreveport | African Americans--Violence against--Louisiana--Shreveport | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | Civil rights workers--Violence against--Louisiana--Shreveport | Shreveport (La.)--Race relations | United States, Louisiana, Caddo Parish, Shreveport, 32.5251516, -93.7501789 | United States, Louisiana, Caddo Parish
Collection:Voices of Freedom
Institution:Library of Congress
Contributors:Library of Congress
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Exhibited: Voices of Civil Rights, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C., 2005

Forms part of: Visual Materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records

Persistent Link to Item:http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ppmsca.08107