- Rare books collection
- The truth about Columbia Tennessee cases
- Southern Conference for Human Welfare
- Contributor to Resource:
- Foreman, Clark, 1902-1977
- Date of Original:
- Civil rights movements--Tennessee--Columbia
African American veterans--Tennessee--Columbia
Columbia (Tenn.)--Race relations
Southern Conference for Human Welfare
- United States, Tennessee, Maury County, 35.61694, -87.07701
United States, Tennessee, Maury County, Columbia, 35.61507, -87.03528
- 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.
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- Additional Rights Information:
- For current rights information, please visit: http://idserver.utk.edu/?id=200600000001200
- Original Collection:
- E185.65 .S67, Special Collections, Hoskins Library, University of Tennessee
- Contributing Institution:
- University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Special Collections