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December 5, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 5, 1931

* Salisbury, Wicomico County, Maryland
* Matthew Williams - Negro lynching lynched

Page 8 has one column headings: "MOB LYNCHES NEGRO SEIZED IN HOSPITAL" "Wounded Slayer Is Dragged to Salisbury (Md.) Court House and Hanged as 2,000 Look On" (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Negro Matthew Williams at Salisbury, Maryland.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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