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Port Huron, Michigan Negro lynching....
Item # 586315
May 28, 1889
THE DETROIT FREE PRESS, Michigan, May 28, 1889
* Port Huron, Michigan
* Negro lynching - dragging
This 8 page newspaper has one column headings on the front page that include: "The Port Huron Lynching", "Details of the Horrible Death of Martin, the Mulatto", "The Attack upon The Jail By The Angry Mob", "How the Poor Wretch was Dragged to the Bridge" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the lynching of Albert Martin, Negro, at Port Huron, Michigan. Nice to have in a Michigan paper.
Other news of the day throughout including various advertisements. Light browning with some margin wear and tear, should be handled with care.
Category: Post-Civil War