Illustrations
figure 1. Baltimore nAAcP Youth Council members demonstrating against
lynching. 2
figure 2. Center of the Baltimore metropolitan region in the city’s down-
town. 10
figure 3. Industrial, commercial, and residential zones of Baltimore radiating
from the downtown
area. 15
figure 4. Bethlehem Steel complex, late
1930s. 19
figure 5. Carl Murphy, publisher and president, Afro- American news-
papers. 39
figure 6. Unemployed Hunger Marchers in Baltimore on their way to a dem-
onstration in Washington, D.C., December 7,
1931. 50
figure 7. Bethlehem Steel mill, Sparrows
Point. 54
figure 8. Euel Lee being removed from jail in Snow Hill to be transported to
Baltimore to avoid a lynch
mob. 58
figure 9. Euel Lee’s ild
lawyers. 61
figure 10. Juanita Jackson in the early
1930s. 72
figure 11. Officers of the City- Wide Young People’s Forum,
1933. 83
figure 12. Charles Houston, early
1930s. 90
figure 13. Elisabeth Gilman, late
1910s. 106
figure 14. Broadus Mitchell,
1939. 109
figure 15. Edward S. Lewis, circa
1931. 111
figure 16. J. Green speaking at a Communist- led anti- lynching protest at Balti-
more City Hall, October 21,
1933. 129
figure 17. Clarence Mitchell of the Forum, late
1930s. 130
figure 18. Charles Houston and Virginia McGuire demonstrating against
lynching,
1934. 132
figure 19. Prophet Kiowa Costonie,
1940s. 141
figure 20. Boycott pickets on Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Tommy
Tucker’s
store. 149
figure 21. Earl Parker and Milton Robinson got jobs in White- owned stores as
a result of the Buy Where You Can Work
campaign. 156
figure 22. Bill Bailey and two other seamen during a waterfront strike,
1936. 169
figure 23. wPA workers in
Baltimore. 181
figure 24. Working- class youth in Baltimore involved in National Youth Ad-
ministration
Project. 183
figure 25. Bernard Ades with his attorneys, Charles Houston and Thurgood
Marshall, during his disbarment
hearings. 195
figure 26. Thurgood Marshall, Donald Gaines Murray, and Charles Houston
preparing lawsuit against the University of Maryland Law
School. 203
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