Alabama · Newspaper clippings · West Virginia

Clippings: a substantial drop in lynchings; woman shoots and kills “unwanted visitor”

From the Chicago Daily Tribune
Published December 29, 1936
Tuskegee, Alabama
Logan, West Virginia

“Only” 9 lynches were reported for the year, down from a 3-year average of 21 per year.

A woman shot and killed an “unwelcome visitor” in her home when he would not leave.

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