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Willie Vinson lynching... Racial riots occuring in Beaumont, Texas...
Item # 588751
June 17, 1943
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, June 17, 1943
* Beaumont, Texas racial riots
* Marianna, Florida negro lynching
This 42 page newspaper has two column headlines on page 4: "Texas City Under Martial Law As Races Clash in Beaumont Riots", "Negro's Attack on Woman Starts Violence in Which White Man Is Killed and Work at Shipyard Halted".
Also a one column headline: "Florida Prisoner Killed"
1st report coverage on the lynching of Cellos Harrison in Marianna, Florida.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout including much on World War II. This issue is a rag edition and is in great condition.
Category: The 20th Century