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Confederate Monument painted with swastika and "PIGS GO HOME," circa 1969

Confederate Monument painted with swastika and "PIGS GO HOME," circa 1969

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Title

Confederate Monument painted with swastika and "PIGS GO HOME," circa 1969

Description

The Confederate Monument spray-painted with a swastika and the words "PIGS GO HOME," possibly during the Foodworkers' Strike of 1969, during which NC Governor Robert Scott sent five riot-trained Highway Patrol squads to Chapel Hill and put four National Guard units on standby in Durham.

Source

1969 Carolina Bluebook, North Carolina Collection, Wilson Library

Date

1969