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Greenville SC Negro lynching.....

Item # 581904

February 17, 1947

SPRINGFIELD DAILY NEWS, Springfield, Massachusetts, February 17, 1947  This 8 page newspaper has a two line banner headline on the front page: "BYRD FLIES OVER SOUTH POLE; Negro Lynched By Armed Mob In South Carolina" with subheads.

This tells of the lynching of Willie Earle in Greenville, South Carolina. Also of interest is reporting on Richard Byrd flying over the South Pole for a second time.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Some spine wear and vertical crease causes minor text loss, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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