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Ended In Death For Demonstrators

Date: November 4, 1979

Author: Don Davis

Biographical/Historical abstract: Don Davis was a Greensboro Daily News photographer who covered the Novemeber 3, 1979 Death to the Klan march that took place in Greensboro and left five of the protesters dead.

Additional contributor: Jim Stratford

Description: This November 4, 1979, photo essay from the Greensboro Daily News, includes photographs taken by staff photographers Don Davis and Jim Straford during and after the November 3, 1979, Death to the Klan rally, at which five members of the Communist Workers Party (CWP) were killed and several wounded. Photographs include images of Nelson Johnson with victims of the shootings, of armed Klansmen, of a Klansman in police custody, and of shocked bystanders.


Format of original: Newspaper Clippings

Collection: Miscellaneous Collection - J.A. Armfield Papers

Repository: Greensboro Historical Museum

Item#: 9.69.1235

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