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The truth about Columbia Tennessee cases

Truth about Columbia Tennessee cases

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Creator:Southern Conference for Human Welfare
Creator:Foreman, Clark, 1902-1977
Title:The truth about Columbia Tennessee cases | Truth about Columbia Tennessee cases

Pamphlet published in 1946 by the Southern Conference on Human Welfare with the results of an investigation into a race-related incident that happened in Columbia, Tennessee on February 25 of that year. The incident reportedly involved the arrest and abuse of approximately one hundred African Americans by police officials. The African Americans were arrested for preventing the lynching of a young African American Navy veteran.

The University of Tennessee Libraries (Knoxville, Tennessee) is the digital publisher.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Pamphlets | Text
Subjects:Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Columbia | African Americans--Tennessee--Columbia | African American veterans--Tennessee--Columbia | Civil rights--Tennessee--Columbia | Race relations | Columbia (Tenn.)--Race relations | Race discrimination--Tennessee--Columbia | Race riots--Tennessee--Columbia | Southern Conference for Human Welfare | United States, Tennessee, Maury County, 35.6169396, -87.077014 | United States, Tennessee, Columbia
Collection:Rare books collection
Institution:University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Special Collections
Contributors:University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Special Collections
Original Material:

E185.65 .S67, Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee

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Persistent Link to Item:http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200700000001553