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Statement of Cloretha Bryant, May 23, 1960

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Creator:Wrighten, John H.
Title:Statement of Cloretha Bryant, May 23, 1960
Date:1960 May 23, 2007

Three page sworn statement of Cloretha Bryant, dated May 23, 1960. The statement recalls an incident on May 14, 1960, where three police officers harassed and beat Cloretha Bryant and her children; the police also arrested her husband. The Bryants were African American farmers living just outside of Saint George, South Carolina.

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Local identification number: pnd6005

Subjects:Evidence, Documentary--South Carolina | Race relations | Saint George (S.C.)--Race relations | Farmers--South Carolina--Saint George | African American farmers--South Carolina--Saint George | Police--South Carolina--Saint George | Police brutality--South Carolina--Saint George | Arrest--South Carolina--Saint George | United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation | United States, South Carolina, Saint George | United States, South Carolina, Dorchester County | United States, South Carolina, Charleston County, Charleston, 32.7765656, -79.9309216
Collection:Isaiah DeQuincey Newman, (1911-1985), Papers, 1929-2003
Institution:University of South Carolina
Contributors:South Carolina Political Collections | University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections | Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Collection (University of South Carolina. Library. Digital Collections
Original Material:

Folder: General, 1960-1961, Isaiah DeQuincey Newman Papers, South Carolina Political Collections, The University of South Carolina Libraries

Rights and Usage:

Digital image copyright 2007, The University of South Carolina. All rights reserved. For more information contact South Carolina Political Collections, USC, Columbia, SC 29208.

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Forms part of online collection: Isaiah De Quincey Newman (1911-1985) Papers, 1929-2003.

Persistent Link to Item:http://digital.tcl.sc.edu/u?/idn,228