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H. J. Southwell Murder Correspondence
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence from Division 314 of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers regarding the death of Atlantic Coast Line engineer H.J. Southwell, who was shot and killed on Front Street by assistant yardmaster H.E. Dallas on July 18, 1922. The correspondence spans from July 1922 to July 1924. Most of the documents pertain to the division's search for an attorney and the solicitation of funds from union brothers to pay the attorney. Of note are two letters from...
Dates: 1922 July -1924 July
Found in: Randall Library Special Collections