Students in Emory University’s civil rights cold cases course conducted primary source research in the archives and via Freedom of Information Act requests for government documents, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation file on James Brazier’s death found below. These documents represent a sample of those used by students in the course.

Online resources

“Civil Rights Cold Cases: ‘We Are Writing to Inform You…'” The New York Times, March 16, 2013
Copies of letters the United States Department of Justice sent to families of civil rights cold victims after the cases were reopened in 2003.

Select Documents from the James Brazier Case

Hattie Brazier v. W. B. Cherry, Randolph McDonald, Zachary T. Matthews `{`sic`}`, et al., C.A. 475, M.D. Ga. The National Archives at Atlanta.

Select Bibliography

Beardsley, Edward H. A History of Neglect: Health Care for Blacks and Mill Workers in the Twentieth-Century South. Knoxville: The University of Tennessee Press, 1987.

Branch, Taylor. Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1998.

Brown-Nagin, Tomiko. Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Chambers, Jason. “Equal in Every Way: African Americans, Consumption and Materialism from Reconstruction to the Civil Rights Movement.” Advertising & Society Review 7, no. 1 (2006). Project Muse. http://muse.jhu.edu.proxy.library.emory.edu/journals/advertising_and_society_review/v007/7.1chambers.html

Crenshaw, Kimberlé. “Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and Sex: A Black Feminist Critique of Antidiscrimination Doctrine, Feminist Theory, and Antiracist Politics.” Published online by the A&M University Political Science Department. http://politicalscience.tamu.edu/documents/faculty/Crenshaw-Demarginalizing.pdf.

Daniels, Maurice C. Saving the Soul of Georgia: Donald L. Hollowell and the Struggle for Civil Rights. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013.

Feldstein, Ruth. Motherhood in Black and White: Race and Sex in American Liberalism, 1930-1965. New York: Cornell University Press, 2000.

Hoberman, John. Black and Blue: The Origins and Consequences of Medical Racism. Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2012.

Hoelscher, Steven. “Making Place, Making Race: Performances of Whiteness in the Jim Crow South.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 93, no. 3 (2003): 657-686.

Jordan Jr., Vernon E. and Annette Gordon-Reed, Vernon Can Read! New York: Public Affairs, 2001.

Kennedy, Stetson. Jim Crow Guide to the U.S.A. The Laws, Customs and Etiquette Governing the Conduct of Nonwhites and Other Minorities as Second-Class Citizens, Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, 2011.

Litwack, Leon F. Trouble in Mind: Black Southerners in the Age of Jim Crow. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1998.

Mack, Kenneth W. Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2012.

McGuire, Danielle L. “‘It Was Like All of Us Had Been Raped’: Sexual Violence, Community Mobilization, and the African American Freedom Struggle.” The Journal of American History 91, no. 3 (Dec. 2004): 906-931.

Myrdal, Gunnar. An American Dilemma: The Negro Problem and Modern Democracy, Volumes I and II. New York: Harper & Row, 1962.

O’Reilly, Kenneth. Racial Matters: The FBI’s Secret File on Black America, 1960-1972. New York: Free Press, 1989.

Oshinsky, David M. Worse Than Slavery: Parchman Farm and the Ordeal of Jim Crow Justice. New York: The Free Press, 1996.

Ritterhouse, Jennifer Lynn. Growing up Jim Crow: How black and white Southern children learned race. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2006.

Roberts, Gene and Hank Klibanoff. The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle and the Awakening of a Nation. New York: Knopf, 2006.

Schrade, Alan Bradley. “‘Bad’ Baker, ‘Terrible’ Terrell and Pritchett’s Albany: SNCC and the Interplay Between Rural and Urban Civil Rghts Movements in Southwest Georgia.” Master’s thesis, The University of Georgia, 1995.

Simien, Evelyn. Black Feminist Voices in Politics. State University of New York Press: Albany, 2006.

Thompson-Miller, Ruth K. “Jim Crow’s Legacy: Segregation Stress Syndrome.” PhD diss, Texas A&M University, 2011.

Tuck, Stephen. Beyond Atlanta: The Struggle for Racial Equality in Georgia, 1940-1980. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2011.

Vinson Williams, Michael. Medgar Evers: Mississippi Martyr. Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2011.

Weems Jr., Robert E. Desegregating the Dollar: African American Consumerism in the Twentieth Century. New York: New York University Press, 1998.

Williams, David R. and R. Williams-Morris. “Racism and Mental Health: The African American Experience.” Ethnicity & Health5, no. 3-4 (2000): 243-268.