Eyewitness: Peekskill U.S.A. Aug. 27; Sept. 4, 1949

By: Westchester Committee for a Fair Inquiry Into the Peekskill Violence

Price: $125.00

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Book Condition: Very Good


Stapled, gray wraps with white titles. Some light edge and corner wear, mainly small scuffs from use along with light toning/soiling. Still square and securely bound, an attractive copy. Back cover features a statement by Paul Robeson. After a Robeson concert in Westchester County, NY, attendees were violently attacked by white mobs with what appeared to be the blessing of the police who simply watched the events. Robeson's Communist sympathies along with racism appeared to be the motivations for the attack. This booklet, aimed at seeking justice, includes a full account of the incident along with a eight-page section of photographs. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Unpaginated pages

Title: Eyewitness: Peekskill U.S.A. Aug. 27; Sept. 4, 1949

Author Name: Westchester Committee for a Fair Inquiry Into the Peekskill Violence

Categories: African - American,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: White Plains, Westchester Committee for a Fair Inquiry Into the Peekskill Violence: 1949

Binding: Softcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 16413

Keywords: African - American Black Negro Paul Robeson Civil Rights Race Domestic Terrorism Fascism Communism