The "Incident" at Monroe: A Requiem for the Victims of July 25th, 1946, Written at the Scene of the Tragedy

Atlanta, GA: Robinson Printing Co. (for United Negro Youth of America), c1948. First edition. 8vo. 46 pp. Illustrated from photographs. A book-length poem on the 1946 Moore's Ford murder, near Monroe, Georgia, of two young African-American couples, sharecroppers for a local white farmer; though the identities of the perpetrators were known, trials and investigations at the time of the incident, in the early 1990s, and in 2001 failed to hold anyone accountable. Blockson catalogue 5540. Very Good. Original tan wrappers, printed in black and red, stapled. (#6603). Item #59661

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