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Charleston Race Riot...



Item # 558924

May 11, 1919

THE ATLANTA CONSTITUTION, Atlanta, Georgia, May 11, 1919

* Charleston Race Riot
* South Carolina
* Negroes - blacks
* United States Navy

This 50+ page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page include:

* SIX MEN KILLED IN RACE BATTLE AT CHARLESTON
* Bluejackets From Naval Training Camp Attack Negroes After Bluejacket Had Been Shot by a Negro
* Marines Were Called To Stop The Rioting

and more. Other news of the day throughout.

Usual browning with little spine wear and staining, otherwise good.

wikipedia notes: United States Navy sailors led the Charleston Race Riot, killing at least one man and causing the city to live under martial law for several weeks.

Discounted (as shown) by 20% through May14, 2014!

Category: The 20th Century

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