File:Postcard of the lynched Will Stanley front and back.jpg

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English: The charred body of Will Stanley, lynched by burning in Temple, Texas, July 29-30, 1915.

The card bears the advertising stamp, "KATY ELECTRIC STUDIO TEMPLE TEXAS. H. LIPPE PROP." Inscribed in brown ink: 'This is the Barbecue we had last night my picture is to the left with a cross over it your son Joe." References

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Source The Crisis
Author W.E.B. DuBois, editor

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