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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09876 Author/Creator: The Pittsburg Gazette Place Written: Pittsburg, Texas Type: Newspaper Date: 26 April 1895 Pagination: 4 p. ; 64.8 x 49.3 cm. Order a Copy

One edition of The Pittsburg Gazette dated April 26, 1895. Contains an article on page 2 regarding the lynching of five black men and women near Greenville, Alabama. Details an investigation that took place, discovering burned bodies and the arrest of three more black men and women. Another article relates to a baptism of 118 black Baptist church members which took place in the morning on the Kaw River bank.

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