Saturday, September 20, 2014

September 20, 1916: Henry White

Another short posting. The following article was published in The Allentown Leader (Allentown, Pennsylvania) dated September 21, 1916:

Negro Lynched for Assault.

Durham, Ga., Sept. 21.—Henry White a negro was lynched here for an assault upon a white girl. The negro was taken from officers by the mob and strung up after being identified by his victim. He confessed.

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