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Poplarville, MS lynching...

Item # 575424

April 27, 1959

SPRINGFIELD REPUBLICAN, Springfield, Massachusetts, April 27, 1959 

* Poplarville MS Mississippi
* Negro lynching - murder

This 20 page newspaper has one column headlines on the front page: "FARMER SEES KIDNAPPING OF JAILED NEGRO" and "Estimates 8 to 10 Men in Miss. Raiding Party; Search Continues". This tells of the lynching of negro Mack Parker in Poplarville, Mississippi.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Minor spine wear, otherwise in  nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century