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The Sun [Vol. LXL, No. 265]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09878 Author/Creator: Place Written: New York, New York Type: Newspaper Date: 23 May 1894 Pagination: 10 p. ; 57 x 45.5 cm.

Summary of Content: One edition of The Sun dated New York, May 23, 1894. Includes an article on the front page related to a lynching in Arlington, Georgia. A 14-year-old girl had been assaulted, and a black man was tied to the incident, accused of shooting the girl and her father. He was arrested but later a group of 75 men took him from the jail and lynched him in the public square. Also includes news of anarchists in Paris, France; the layoffs of approximately 400 employees of the Santa Fe Railroad shop; baseball scores.


Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: LynchingAfrican American HistoryAfrican AmericansCrimeSports and GamesRailroadLabor

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