African American FBI wanted posters

African American FBI wanted posters

Descriptive Summary

Title: African American FBI wanted posters
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1949 June 8-1954 February 11
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet (1 folder)
Collection Number: ms4408
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

This collections includes 18 posters of African American men wanted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation mailed to the Fisher Body Plant Chief of Police in Detroit, Michigan, as well as one poster of an African American man wanted by the Ohio State Bureau of Criminal Indentification and Investigation. The posters include photographs, finger prints, decriptions, signatures, criminal records, aliases, and charges the men face. Complaints include murder, attempted murder, robbery, assault, and burglary. Includes complaints from Arkansas, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconson and Athens and Atlanta, Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Item, box, folder], African American wanted posters, ms4408, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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