Book/Printed Material Lynch law in Georgia : a six-weeks' record in the center of southern civilization, as faithfully chronicled by the "Atlanta journal" and the "Atlanta constitution" : also the full report of Louis P. Le Vin, the Chicago detective sent to investigate the burning of Samuel Hose, the torture and hanging of Elijah Strickland, the colored preacher, and the lynching of nine men for alleged arson

[ Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection copy ]

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Title
Lynch law in Georgia : a six-weeks' record in the center of southern civilization, as faithfully chronicled by the "Atlanta journal" and the "Atlanta constitution" : also the full report of Louis P. Le Vin, the Chicago detective sent to investigate the burning of Samuel Hose, the torture and hanging of Elijah Strickland, the colored preacher, and the lynching of nine men for alleged arson
Summary
Accounts of nine lynchings as recorded in two major Georgia newspapers as a commentary on southern white racism, together with results of a private investigation of the incidents to ascertain the facts. Wells-Barnett hoped to use this information in an appeal to stop such lawlessness.
Contributor Names
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931.
Le Vin, Louis P.
Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress)
Created / Published
Chicago : This pamphlet is circulated by Chicago colored citizens ..., [1899]
Subject Headings
-  Lynching--Georgia
-  Hose, Samuel
-  Strickland, Elijah
-  African Americans--Georgia
Notes
-  Cover title.
-  "June 20, 1899": p. [2] of cover.
-  Pagination includes p. [3-4] of cover.
-  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site and on the Internet Archive Web site.
-  LC copy has annotations in pencil; on t.p.: 1889.
Medium
18 p. ; 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
E449 .D16 vol. 16, no. 12
E449 .D16 vol. C, no. 4
HV6465.G4 W45 1899 Copy 1. "Scarce": in the hand of Houdini.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.rbc/lcrbmrp.t1612
Library of Congress Control Number
91898209
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Description
Accounts of nine lynchings as recorded in two major Georgia newspapers as a commentary on southern white racism, together with results of a private investigation of the incidents to ascertain the facts. Wells-Barnett hoped to use this information in an appeal to stop such lawlessness.
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Chicago citation style:

Wells-Barnett, Ida B, Louis P Le Vin, Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection, and Harry Houdini Collection. Lynch law in Georgia: a six-weeks' record in the center of southern civilization, as faithfully chronicled by the "Atlanta journal" and the "Atlanta constitution": also the full report of Louis P. Le Vin, the Chicago detective sent to investigate the burning of Samuel Hose, the torture and hanging of Elijah Strickland, the colored preacher, and the lynching of nine men for alleged arson. [Chicago: This pamphlet is circulated by Chicago colored citizens, 1899] Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/91898209/.

APA citation style:

Wells-Barnett, I. B., Le Vin, L. P., Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection & Harry Houdini Collection. (1899) Lynch law in Georgia: a six-weeks' record in the center of southern civilization, as faithfully chronicled by the "Atlanta journal" and the "Atlanta constitution": also the full report of Louis P. Le Vin, the Chicago detective sent to investigate the burning of Samuel Hose, the torture and hanging of Elijah Strickland, the colored preacher, and the lynching of nine men for alleged arson. [Chicago: This pamphlet is circulated by Chicago colored citizens] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91898209/.

MLA citation style:

Wells-Barnett, Ida B, et al. Lynch law in Georgia: a six-weeks' record in the center of southern civilization, as faithfully chronicled by the "Atlanta journal" and the "Atlanta constitution": also the full report of Louis P. Le Vin, the Chicago detective sent to investigate the burning of Samuel Hose, the torture and hanging of Elijah Strickland, the colored preacher, and the lynching of nine men for alleged arson. [Chicago: This pamphlet is circulated by Chicago colored citizens, 1899] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91898209/>.