(28608) Race Riots, Violence, Arrests, Detroit, 1943

Portrait of Leo Tipton, sitting in chair holding his hat. Mr. Tipton and Charles (Little Willie) Lyons were charged with inciting a riot after they told a black crowd at the Forest Social Club, 700 Forest, that whites had thrown a black woman and her baby off the Belle Isle Bridge.

(28608) Race Riots, Violence, Arrests, Detroit, 1943
Date: 
1943
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Photo negative
Photographer: 
Detroit News Staff
PhotoID: 
28608