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Sherman, Texas Negro lynching... riot...



Item # 632906

May 10, 1930

THE NEW YORK TIMES, May 10, 1930 

* Sherman, Texas riot of 1930 
* George Hughes - Negro lynching


The front page has a two column headline: "TROOPS FIRE ON TEXAS MOB, WOUNDING TWO IN BATTLE AFTER BURNING OF NEGRO" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the Sherman, Texas riot that lead to the lynching of Negro George Hughes. Always nice to have notable events in history reported in this World famous publication.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 40 pages, light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally nice.

Category: The 20th Century

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