World War I: 1910 - 1919

Oct. 6, 1917: Fannie Lou Hamer Born

Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer, a civil rights activist, was born in Montgomery County, Mississippi.
Time Periods: World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Laws & Citizen Rights, Organizing
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Sept. 30, 1919: Elaine Massacre

Black farmers massacred in Elaine, Arkansas for their efforts to fight for better pay and higher cotton prices.
Time Periods: World War I: 1910 - 1919
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Labor
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