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December 11, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, December 11, 1931

* Lewisburg, Greenbrier County, West Virginia

Page 17 has a one column heading: "WEST VIRGINIA MOB LYNCHES 2 NEGROES" with subheads. (see) First report coverage on the lynching of Tom Jackson & George Banks at Lewisburg, West Virginia.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 56 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.

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