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Meridian race riot of 1871....
Item # 617434
March 8, 1871
THE NEW YORK TIMES, March 8, 1871
* Meridian MS Mississippi
* Race riot - Freedmen
* KKK Ku Klux Klan
The front page has small one column headings: "Riot In Mississippi" "A Judge Shot in Open Court by a Negro--A Melee Follows in Which Several Persons Are Killed...." 1st report coverage on the Meridian, Mississippi race riot.
Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.
Category: Post-Civil War