The lynchings in Duluth
Title
The lynchings in Duluth

Author
Fedo, Michael W., author.

Uniform Title
They was just niggers

ISBN
9780873513869

Publication Information
St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2000]

Physical Description
xxvii, 192 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

General Note
Originally published: "They was just niggers". Ontario, Calif. : Brasch and Brasch, c1979.
 
Includes index.

Personal Subject
Clayton, Elias, 1901-1920.
 
Jackson, Elmer, 1901-1920.
 
McGhie, Isaac, 1900-1920.

Subject Term
Lynching -- Minnesota -- Duluth.
 
African Americans -- Minnesota -- Duluth -- History.
 
Racism -- Minnesota.

Geographic Term
Minnesota -- Race relations.
 
Duluth (Minn.) -- History.
 
Minnesota -- Race relations -- History -- History.

Summary
"On the evening of June 15, 1920, in Duluth, Minnesota, three young black men, accused of the rape of a white woman, were pulled from their jail cells and lynched by a mob numbering in the thousands. Yet, today, the incident is nearly forgotten"--Cover.


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