Article from The Weekly Herald about the lynching of George Meadows at Pratt Mines in Jefferson County, Alabama. Meadows, an African American, was accused of assaulting a white woman and killing her young son.
This article gives an account of the arrest of the "Scottsboro Boys," which was submitted by a traveling salesman. It describes the appearance and behavior of the nine young men and the two women they were accused of assaulting, and it mentions...
This article discusses the upcoming trial of the nine "Scottsboro Boys," were were falsely charged with assaulting two white women on a train. The piece commends the local citizens for allowing the authorities to handle the matter, promising that...
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