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James Irwin lynching...
Item # 570175
February 2, 1930
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, February 2, 1930 This 80+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page 3 that include: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO AS GEORGIA SLAYER" "500 Men Overpower Sheriff at Ocilla and Burn Accused Slayer of Girl" "VICTIM HAS CONFESSED" and more. (see)
Tells of the lynching of negro James Irwin in Ocilla, Georgia.
Other news of the day throughout. Light browning with minor spine wear, otherwise in good condition.
Category: The 20th Century