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Madisonville, Kentucky Negro lynching...
Item # 614191
May 8, 1883
ST. LOUIS GLOBE-DEMOCRAT, Missouri, May 8, 1883
* Madisonville, Kentucky
* Hanson, Hopkins County
* Negro lynching - hanging
This uncommon Midwestern title has news of the day with many advertisements. Page 2 has an article headed: "THE CRIMINAL CALENDAR" "A Young Negro Hanged by Masked Men in Kentucky" and more. See image for text here.
This issue is not fragile as newsprint back then was made of cotton and linen rags, allowing them to remain very pliable and easy to handle. Complete in 12 pages, very nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War