Letter from Mrs. Joe Gillen to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding Police Condoning Bootlegging

Title

Letter from Mrs. Joe Gillen to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding Police Condoning Bootlegging

Description

A letter from the wife of Lake City Judge Joe Gillen to Florida Governor Carlton reporting incidences of illegal alcohol sales during prohibition in which local police were complicit. She states that a local Deputy Sheriff runs a "place called Red Diamond".Content Warning: Materials in this collection contain harmful content, including racist and white supremacist language, graphic descriptions of lynching, and other forms of violence.

Publisher

Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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The donor retains full ownership of any copyright and rights currently controlled. Nonexclusive right to authorize uses of these materials for non-commercial research, scholarly, or other educational purposes are granted to Khayrallah Center pursuant to U.S. Copyright Law. Usage of the materials for these purposes must be fully credited with the source. The user assumes full responsibility for any use of the materials.

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Text/pdf

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Type

Text

Identifier

kc0046_19300530_corruption_5

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0046/kc0046_19300530_corruption_5.pdf

Citation

“Letter from Mrs. Joe Gillen to Florida Governor Carlton Regarding Police Condoning Bootlegging,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed April 25, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/83124.