Lynching

HANGED, TILL DEAD!

NEGRO LYNCHED AT SMITHVILLE!

SHORT, SWIFT AND SURE!

  near Bonair Institute, on the road leading to Keysville

long art., 36 other arts. 








One Response to Lynching

  • Editor says:

    Public spectacles & Communal events:  Numbers 1884-2000 (16 yrs) more than 2,500 lynchings, the majority of which were black. 3436 people lynched between 1889 and 1922.  In some instances blacks lynched other blacks and a few instances cooperated with whites in this extralegal activity.