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Lynching

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: U6139
Abstract

The collection consists of Committee meeting agendas, minutes, and financial statements; a limited amount of correspondence and publications; educational materials, student reaction papers to classroom presentations on the lynchings and racism, and scholarship essays; and Heidi Bakk-Hansen's notes for her Ripsaw article.

Dates: 1991-2019

Deterred but not Defeated grave marker dedication

 Collection — Box VHS
Identifier: S4513
Abstract

The collection consists of one videotape. Bob Baldwin of the local chapter of the NAACP officiated at the dedication and arranged for the proceedings to be taped. The video, entitled Deterred but not Defeated, contains a documentary filmed at Park Hill Cemetery where stones were placed to acknowledge the victims of the 1920 lynchings in Duluth.

Dates: 1991

Duluth Minnesota Lynchings of 1920: Selected Materials

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S6037
Abstract

The collection consists of selected materials, all but one from the collections of the Minnesota Historical Society (St. Paul, Minnesota), documenting the lynchings, press coverage, and court records of subsequent trials.

Dates: 1920-1976; Majority of material found in 1920-1925, circa 1939, 1971, 1976

Postcard From a Lynching, radio broadcast

 Collection — Box CD
Identifier: S6027
Abstract “Remembering the Past, Looking to the Future” is a Minnesota Public Radio broadcast which was produced and written by Ms. Stephanie Hemphill and Mr. Chris Julin of Duluth’s MPR affiliate station. It was aired June 7, 2001 as part of a week of events in Duluth, Minnesota planned by the MEMORIAL COMMITTEE. The Committee sought to commemorate the deaths of three African-American circus workers in Duluth on June 15, 1920. The victims, lynched by a mob, were Elias Clayton, Elmer Jackson and Isaac...
Dates: 2001 June 7