Howard Kester "The Lynching of Claude Neal" Report

Collection Number: 5294m

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Howard Kester "The Lynching of Claude Neal" Report, 1934
Collection Number:
5294m
Creator:
Kester, Howard
Quantity:
1 file folder
Forms of Material:
Pamphlet.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Reprint of Howard Kester's report "The Lynching of Claude Neal."
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

An excerpt from the report: "Kester was active in the formation of an inter-racial student movement in the south in the late '20s and early '30s. He was an active organizer of the Southern Tenant Farmers Union 1935- 1940. In 1936, he wrote "Revolt Among the Sharecroppers,' now available as a reprint. He founded the Committee of Southern Churchmen and spent most of his active years as an educator. He retired in 1971, while Dean of Students at Montreat-Anderson College in North Carolina."

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Reprint of Howard Kester's report "The Lynching of Claude Neal," published by the Southern Rural Welfare Association. The report was originally published by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) on November 30, 1934.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kester, Howard, 1904-1977
Neal, Claude, -1934

Form and Genre Terms:
Pamphlet.


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Cite As:
Howard Kester "The Lynching of Claude Neal" Report #5294m. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 1934
By Howard Kester; 8 pages.