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Federal Writers Project, American Guide, Negro Writers Unit
WPA produced synopsis of the Ocoee election day riot that ocurred on Nov. 2, 1920, when African Americans were attacked as they attempted to vote in the presidential election.
African Americans, Segregation, Florida, Race Riots, Ocoee, Race relations, Ocoee (Fla.), Slave narratives
Florida; Florida; Ocoee; Ocoee (Fla.)
University of South Florida USF
Federal Writers' Project of the Work Projects Administration for the State of Florida, "Ocoee riot" (1937). Narratives of Formerly Enslaved Floridians. 24.