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Blountstown, Florida Negro lynchings...

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August 30, 1931

THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 30, 1931 

* Richard & Charles Smoke lynching 
* Blountstown, Florida 

This 60+ page newspaper has one column headlines on page 16: "TWO NEGROES KILLED BY MOB IN FLORIDA" and "Lynched After Release From Prison on Bail Under Charge of Attacking Ranger". This tells of the lynching of negro brothers Charles and Richard Smoke in Blountstown, Florida.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Light browning a little margin wear and chipping, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century