File:Lynching-1889.jpg

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English: Lynching victim, southern USA, ca. 1889
Русский: Жертва суда Линча, юг США, 1889


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George Meadows, "murderer & rapist," lynched on scene of his last alleged crime.

George Meadows was lynched at Pratt Mines (in Jefferson County) Alabama January 15 1889 [1]

Date 1889. Photo probably either the day of the lynching (15 January) or not more than a day or so later.
Source Photograph by L. Horgan, Jr. via http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aap/aapmob.html
Author L. Horgan, Jr. (dates unknown). Photograph, c. 1889. LC-USZ62-31911 http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/aap/aapmob.html
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current11:13, 3 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 11:13, 3 August 2006976 × 1,393 (124 KB)EvaK (talk | contribs)Better resolution (although this is a really horrible image due to it's simple b&w)
15:31, 27 July 2005Thumbnail for version as of 15:31, 27 July 2005200 × 285 (16 KB)Quadell (talk | contribs)Lynching victim, southern USA, 1889 {{PD}} Category:1889 Category:Black and white photographs Category:United States history Category:Lynchings
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