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Ocoee Election Day Violence - November 1920

Report 19-15, November 2019




Report Summary

OPPAGA conducted a historical review of the 1920 Election Day violence in Ocoee, Florida. To complete this review, OPPAGA assessed academic papers and books, maps, oral histories, congressional testimony, census records, property deeds, death records, and hundreds of newspaper articles. As directed, the study aims to provide information on the scope and effects of the incident.

Copies of this report in print or alternate accessible format may be obtained by email OPPAGA@oppaga.fl.gov, telephone (850) 488-0021, or mail 111 W. Madison St., Room 312 Tallahassee, FL 32399-1475.
Ocoee Election Day Massacre, Ocoee, historical review, July Perry, Mose Norman, Bluford Sims, lynching, racial violence