Remembering Elwood Higginbottom
Directed by Jonathan P. Smith
- Human Rights and Cultural History
Elwood Higginbottom (also spelled Higginbotham) was lynched in Oxford, Mississippi on September 17, 1935. In 2017, research by Kylee Burke, a law student at Northeastern University, kicked off a push by Elwood's descendents and Oxford community members to erect memorials to Elwood and the other 6 lynching victims in Lafayette County. Elwood's memorial was the first and was erected in October, 2018. In this short documentary Valerie Higginbottom describes the impact the memorialization process had on the family.
- Running time
- 7 minutes
- Jonathan P. Smith ... Director/Editor/Cinematographer
- Prod. Co.
- Hell Creek Production
- United States
- Release year
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