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HIST 4600: Lynching in America

Rare Books

The Rare Book Collection is in the Special Collections Department on the 10th floor of the Library. The collection includes rare and unique published works in American and British literature, children's literature, and regional history as well as a broad range of other topics.






Suggested Rare Books

Following is a list of books from the Rare Books Collection that could be used for this class.


The lynching of Leo Frank   call no. Rare HV6534 A7 G6 1966

Scottsboro, the firebrand of communism   call no. Rare KF224 S34 P38 1936

Behind the lynching of Emmet Louis Till   call no. Rare E185.61 B87 1955

10th anniversary of the Greensboro massacre   call no. Rare HV6452 N82 T46 1979

People with strength in Monroe, North Carolina - call no. Rare F264 M75 N4 1963

An American tragedy: the story of Jesse Dukes - call no. Rare HV9468 D84 A54

Crusader Newsletter/Crusader Monthly Newsletter - call no. Rare E185.5 C78 - There are additional issues of this publication in photocopy form in the Robert Franklin Williams Manuscript Collection.

Original attribution

This LibGuide was originally created by Denelle Eads