Emmett Till - Glendora Cotton Gin

Emmett Till-Glendora Cotton Gin

According to the story he told a reporter, following a not-guilty verdict at his murder trial, J.W. Milam knew that the owners of this cotton gin were replacing equipment.  Recalling a discarded gin fan, which could be used as a weight, Milam drove to M.B. Lowe's Glendora Gin - near Money, Mississippi - to retrieve the fan.

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Media Credits

Photo of M.B. Lowe's Glendora Gin - located near Money, Mississippi - by Michael6076, online courtesy Flickr.  Copyright, Michael6076, all rights reserved.  Provided here as fair use for educational purposes.



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