Della McDuffie

Location(s): Alberta, Alabama

Decade: 1950s

On April 25, 1953, Della McDuffie, a paralyzed 63-year-old woman, was killed by Sheriff “Lummie” Jenkins in Alberta, Wilcox County, Alabama during a raid. No legal action was taken.

The collection includes: Della McDuffie’s death certificate, William McDuffie’s death certificate, CRRJ Student’s Essay: The Della McDuffie Case, NAACP file, news articles and CRRJ video, “The Trouble I’ve Seen.”

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