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The Failure of Forbearance: The Lynching of Cellos Harrison, Jackson County, 1943

Tameka Bradley Hobbs

in Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061047
eISBN:
9780813051314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061047.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

After two years of waiting for the courts to decide Cellos Harrison's fate, whites in Jackson County took matters into their own hands by kidnapping the thirty-one-year-old Harrison from the local ... More


A Degree of Restraint: The Trials of Cellos Harrison, 1940–1943

Tameka Bradley Hobbs

in Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061047
eISBN:
9780813051314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061047.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Of the extralegal murders to occur in Florida during the 1940s, the lynching of Cellos Harrison in Marianna in 1943 is exceptional. The white community in Jackson County exhibited an unusual degree ... More


Democracy Abroad, Lynching at Home: Racial Violence in Florida

Tameka Bradley Hobbs

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813061047
eISBN:
9780813051314
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061047.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

When most people think of lynching and racial violence in the South, the Sunshine State does not immediately come to mind. While many consider Florida to be less “southern” than, say, Georgia or ... More


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