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Patterson, William L. (1891-1980) Sikeston Hitlerite Crime Against America

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09643.05 Author/Creator: Patterson, William L. (1891-1980) Place Written: St. Louis, Missouri Type: Pamphlet Date: 15 February 1942 Pagination: 1 v. : 23 p. ; 14.9 x 11.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Text of a speech concerning the Missouri lynching of Cleo Wright at Sikeston, Missouri. William L. Patterson, his middle initial is misprinted on the cover, is a prominent African-American CPUSA official and Vice-President of International Labor Defense.

People: Patterson, William L. 1891-1980

Historical Era: 1945 to the Present

Subjects: Civil RightsCivil Rights MovementLynching

Sub Era: The Civil Rights Movement

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