HISTORICAL AMERICAN LYNCHING DATA COLLECTION PROJECT SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF PROJECT HAL

19 Oct

HISTORICAL AMERICAN LYNCHING DATA COLLECTION PROJECT SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF PROJECT HAL

“The project is very broadly focused and is intended to continue indefinitely. The goal is to accumulate a database of lynchings that took place at any date within the present borders of the United States. We hope to make the lynching database analogous to the comprehensive list of legal executions compiled by M. Watt Espy of the Capital Punishment Research Project, Headland, Alabama. We will collect information for individual lynching incidents on an ongoing basis

The lynching of Laura Nelson in Okemah, Oklaho...

The lynching of Laura Nelson in Okemah, Oklahoma on May 25, 1911; she had tried to protect her son, who was lynched together with her. “Shaped by Site: Three Communities’ Dialogues on the Legacies of Lynching.” National Park Service. Accessed October 29, 2008. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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