The Resource Lay this body down : the 1921 murders of eleven plantation slaves, Gregory A. Freeman

Lay this body down : the 1921 murders of eleven plantation slaves, Gregory A. Freeman

Label
Lay this body down : the 1921 murders of eleven plantation slaves
Title
Lay this body down
Title remainder
the 1921 murders of eleven plantation slaves
Statement of responsibility
Gregory A. Freeman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The John S. Williams plantation in Georgia was operated largely with the labor of slaves?and this was in 1921, 56 years after the Civil War. Williams was not alone in using?peons," but his reaction to a federal investigation was almost unbelievable: he decided to destroy the evidence. Enlisting the aid of his trusted black farm boss, Clyde Manning, he began methodically killing his slaves. As this true story unfolds, each detail seems more shocking, and surprises continue in the aftermath, with a sensational trial galvanizing the nation and marking a turning point in the treatment of bla
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
  • 364.15/23/09758583
  • 364.15230973
  • 364.152309758583
Index
no index present
LC call number
HV6534.J36 F74
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Lay this body down : the 1921 murders of eleven plantation slaves, Gregory A. Freeman
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Copyright; Contents; Chapter 1 -- ""Don't Throw Me Over""; Chapter 2 -- ""When I First Remember Myself, I Was in Jasper County""; Chapter 3 -- ""The River Was Full of Dead Negroes""; Chapter 4 -- ""You Lying Scoundrel, You""; Chapter 5 -- ""I Hate to Do It""; Chapter 6 -- ""I'll Go, Mr. Johnny""; Chapter 7 -- ""Don't Make No Miss Lick""; Chapter 8 -- ""I Believe Clyde Can Tell You All About It""; Chapter 9 -- ""Things Were Sort of Bad on the Williams Place""; Chapter 10 -- ""He Wanted to Look Good Because He Was Going Home""; Chapter 11 -- ""Before God, I Am as Innocent as a Man Can Be""
  • Chapter 12 -- ""This Is the Spirit of Justice in Georgia""Chapter 13 -- ""There Was Fear Among the Hands""; Chapter 14 -- ""Stand Up, Clyde""; Epilogue; Conclusion; Back Cover
Control code
ocn833771336
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (226 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781569766866
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
79742754-7d3e-4687-9b13-e685f959acb8
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36513490
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)833771336
  • acaebk156976686X

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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