Crime Library: Criminal Minds and Methods

Mississippi Madness: The Story of Emmett Till


"American Experience: The Murder of Emmett Till." PBS Online.

Colin, Mattie Smith and Elliott. "Mother Waits in Vain For Her 'Bo'" ChicagoDefender, August 28, 1955.

Colin, Mattie Smith. "Till's Mom, Digs Both Disappointed." ChicagoDefender, October 1, 1955.

Dray, Phillip (2002). At the Hands of Persons Unknown. NYC, NY: Random House

Eisenhower, Dwight D. (1965). Waging Peace. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company.

Elliot, Robert. "Thousands at Rites for Till". ChicagoDefender, September 3, 1955

Ginzburg, Ralph (1962). 100 Years of Lynching. Baltimore, MD: Black Classic Press.

Hampton, Henry and Fayer, Steve with Flynn, Sarah (1995) Voices of Freedom: An Oral History of the Civil Rights Movement from the 1950s through the 1980s. London, UK

Huie, William Bradford. "Approved Killing in Mississippi." Look, January 15, 1956

Kilgallen, James L. "Mose Wright Fingers Milam and Bryant, September 17, 1955, ChicagoDefender.

Metress, Christopher (2002). The Lynching of Emmett Till. University of Virginia Press.

Moody, Anne (1968) Coming of Age in Mississippi. NYC, NY: Dell.

Newson, Moses. "Emmett's Kin Hang On to Harvest Crop", September 17, 1955, Chicago Defender.

Parmet, Herbert (1972). Eisenhower and the American Crusades. New York, NY: The Macmillan Company.

Popham, John N. "Racial Issues Stirred By Mississippi Killing", September 17, 1955, "Slain Boy's Uncle Ready to Testify", September 19, 1955, "Trial Under Way in Youth's Killing", September 20, 1955, "Trial is Delayed in Boy's Slaying", September 21, 1955, "Slain Boy's Uncle On Stand at Trial", September 22, 1955, "State Rests Case in Youth's Killing", September 23, 1955, "Mississippi Jury Acquits 2 Accused in Youth's Killing", September 24, 1955. New York Times.

Tolnay, Stewart E. and Beck, E. M. (1995) "A Festival of Violence". Chicago, Ill: University of Illinois Press.

Vollers, Maryanne (1995) "Ghosts of Mississippi". Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company.

Williams, Juan (2002) "Eyes on the Prize". NYC, NY: Penguin Group


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