Tuesday, August 5, 2014
August 5, 1907: Tom Hall
The following comes from the Palestine Daily Herald (Palestine, Texas) dated August 6, 1907:
TOM HALL, NEGRO LYNCHED AT RUNGE
Special to the Herald.
Runge, Texas, Aug. 6.—Tom Hall, a negro, was lynched last night after being arrested on a charge of attempted assault on two young white women in this place. Today several other negroes who live here have been ordered to leave the town.