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Trenton Six collection

Title
Trenton Six collection, 1949-1956.
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Moving imageUse in library Sc Micro R-2476Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Description
  • Destroyed after filming.
  • l microfilm reel.
Subjects
Note
  • Sc MG 196
Additional Formats (note)
  • Collection available on microfilm;
Language (note)
  • English and French.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Processed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
Sc Micro R-2476
OCLC
NYPW89-A213
Title
Trenton Six collection, 1949-1956.
Summary
Newspaper clippings and press releases relating to the death of William Horner in Trenton, N.J., and the arrest and trial of six black men charged with the slaying. Includes some material on civil rights. The clippings come from both American and French newspapers, including "The New York Times," the "New York Post," "The Daily Compass," "The Herald-News," "The Trentonian," "The Trenton Times," the "National Guardian," the "Pittsburgh Courier," the "Daily Worker," and "Droit et Liberté." The majority of the clippings, especially those from the "Daily Worker," were biased in favor of the Trenton Six. These articles stressed the themes of racial discrimination, frame-up and denial of civil rights. Some newsclippings are in French.
Additional Formats
Collection available on microfilm; New York Public Library; call number Sc Micro R-2476.
Language
English and French.
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LCCN
ms 79001891
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-2476
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