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Angelo Herndon, Black Communist Leader 
1935 
  
Gelatin silver print 
Larry Gottheim, Be-hold, Inc 
Courtesy of Larry Gottheim - Be-Hold (54 / 58) 
  
 
LL/34054 
  
As a labor organizer for black workers in Georgia, he was sentenced to 20 years in the chain gang. Public outcry led to his release in 1934. Here he is seen on tour in 1935, in a mock up of his prison cell. He was sentenced again, and finally released in 1937. 
 

 
  
 
  
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