'Daddy' Wright Starts Civil Action

Title

'Daddy' Wright Starts Civil Action

Subject

Ernest "Daddy" Wright, traffic accident

Description

The article recounts how a speeding car hit Ernest "Daddy" Wright's car at 4 in the morning, detailing injuries. Officials filed no criminal charges due to the perpetrator's intent to pay for medical attention of those injured.

Creator

Philadelphia Tribune

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

May 17, 1928

Contributor

Olivier Loignon, Dan Harlow

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc.  All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

PDF

Type

Newspaper Article

Original Format

Newspaper Article

Files

Ernest Daddy Wright.pdf

Citation

Philadelphia Tribune, “'Daddy' Wright Starts Civil Action,” Goin' North, accessed February 21, 2019, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/156.