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1899 Newnan, Georgia Negro lynching...



Item # 596139

April 24, 1899

THE EVENING NEWS, Detroit, April 24, 1899

* Newnan, Georgia
* Sam Hose lynching
* Alfred Cranford


This 8 page newspaper has two column headlines on the front page:
"RAGING GEORGIA MOBS LYNCH THREE NEGROES"
"Sam Hose, Preacher Strickland and Albert Sewell Met Horrible Deaths Near Palmetto"
with subheads. 1st report coverage on the severe lynching of Negro, Sam Hose, at Newnan, Georgia.

Other news and advertisements of the day throughout. 8 pages, major margin wear with unrelated text loss, must be handled with care. Sold as is.

Category: Post-Civil War