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Amite City, Louisiana Negro lynching...
Item # 591015
January 22, 1897
ALLEGHENY COUNTY REPORTER, Wellsville, New York, January 22, 1897
* Amite City, Louisiana
* Negroes lynchings... hangings...
This 8 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page that include: "MURDERERS LYNCHED", "Large Mob Takes Prisoners From the Jail", "Three Negroes, Who Murdered the Cotton Family Near Amite, La., Hung at Midnight..." and more. 1st report coverage on the lynching of 3 Negroes near Amite City, Louisiana.
This issue contains other news and advertisements of the day. It has light browning and a little spine wear, but is otherwise in good condition. It should be handled with care.
Category: Post-Civil War