The Tragedy of Lynching

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Courier Corporation, Mar 15, 2012 - Social Science - 507 pages
Thorough accounts and analyses of more than 20 lynchings that occurred in America during 1930, prepared by a commission composed of Southern scholars and investigators. Each lynching is examined in detail, including the formation of the mob, behavior of the police, and economic background of the area where the crime occurred.
 

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Contents

SOUTHERN COMMISSION ON THE STUDY OF LYNCHING
PART TWO LYNCHINGS IN BLACK BELT COUNTIES
SCOOBA KEMPER COUNTY MISSISSIPPI
MEANS ROSEDALE BOLIVAR COUNTY MISSISSIPPI
EDGECOMBE COUNTY NORTH CAROLINA
BRYAN BRAZOS COUNTY TEXAS
PART THREE LYNCHINGS IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA
MONTGOMERY COUNTY GEORGIA
COUNTY SOUTH CAROLINA
CARTERSVILLE BARTOW COUNTY GEORGIA
PART FIVE MOB OUTBREAKS IN NORTH TEXAS
GROVE FANNIN COUNTY TEXAS
CHICKASHA GRADY COUNTY OKLAHOMA
COUNTY INDIANA
MARYVILLE NODAWAY COUNTY MISSOURI
APPENDIX A THE TWENTYONE LYNCHINGS IN 1930

COUNTY GEORGIA
MOB THOMASVILLE THOMAS COUNTY GEORGIA
PART FOUR LYNCHINGS IN PIEDMONT COUNTIES

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