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Jenkins, Kentucky lynching...

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December 1, 1927

THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 1, 1927 

* Leonard Woods negro lynching in Jenkins Kentucky (Pound Gap) 

This 56 page newspaper has one column headlines on page 29 that include: "NEGRO IS LYNCHED AS KENTUCKY KILLER", "Alleged Slayer Is Taken From Jail Into Virginia and There Shot, Then Burned" and more (see photos). 1st report coverage on the lynching of negro Leonard Woods on the Virginia-Kentucky border.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning with heavy foxing to the upper half of the front page (see photos), some margin chipping, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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