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Our town : a a heartland lynching, a haunted town, and the hidden history of white America

Author: C Carr
Publisher: New York : Crown Publishers, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author describes an infamous lynching which took place in August 1930 in her hometown of Marion, Indiana, discussing the events of the lynching, the role of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana, and her own grandfather's possible involvement.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: James Cameron; C Carr; James Cameron; C Carr
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C Carr
ISBN: 0517705060 9780517705063
OCLC Number: 1098316423
Contents: I: "A veil hangs over this town" --
My Marion --
The survivor's story --
"We never recovered" --
Things I didn't learn in school --
Marion's hooded order --
The three P's --
"They were strangers to me" --
"No likelihood of conviction" --
II: Good history/bad history --
The ironies --
The ancestors --
Underground --
Weaver --
A riot goin' on --
The auxiliary --
III: "This assemblage of pseudo-Americans" --
In his bulletproof vest --
"The white has fell" --
"Nowhere else to turn" --
God forgives/The brotherhood doesn't --
IV: "Truth does not bring back the dead but releases them from silence" --
The reconcilers --
Brothers and sisters --
What Aunt Ruth said --
A few bad apples --
The snake under the table --
Telltale --
V: The return of Oatess Archey --
History-maker: the primary/Spring 1998 --
Unity day: the election/Fall 1998 --
Poor Marion: the rally/July 1999 --
VI: Truth and reconciliation --
Four days in August --
In the picture.
Responsibility: Cynthia Carr.

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The author describes an infamous lynching which took place in August 1930 in her hometown of Marion, Indiana, discussing the events of the lynching, the role of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana, and her own grandfather's possible involvement.

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