Home > The whipping of a Negro girl in the South...
Show image list »
The whipping of a Negro girl in the South...
Item # 667696
August 21, 1867
THE NEW YORK HERALD, Aug. 21, 1867
* Whipping of a Negro girl in North Carolina
* Phillis Ruffin attacked by mob - flogging
Page 4 has an article headed: "Outrageous Whipping Case near Plymouth, N.C.-A Negro Girl Beaten..." (see) A print of this event was featured on the front page of the Sept. 14, 1867 issue of Harper's Weekly.
Other news and advertisements of the day during the reconstruction era shortly after the American Civil War. Complete with 8 pages, a little spine wear, generally good.
Category: Post-Civil War