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Tampa--Tar and Terror. | Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections

Title, Edition: Tampa--Tar and Terror.,
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Place of Publication: New York
Publisher: National Committee for the Defense of Civil Rights
Publication Date: 1936?
Number of Pages: 15
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Relates the story of the November 30, 1935 kidnapping, torture and murder of Joseph Shoemaker, and kidnapping and torture of other members of the Modern Democrats political organization, who were assisting cigar factory workers in Tampa, Fla. Mr. Shoemaker died 9 days later in a Tampa hospital. The police and others involved in the kidnappings were reported to be members of the Ku Klux Klan.

External-Identifier: B728A26D-4C2C-47A0-997C-762367B88A4A  URL: http://hdl.handle.net/10428/2420



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