Lot 169    

[African Americans] African American Lynching Photograph 
3/22/2012 - American History: Online Auction
A 2.75" x 5.375" photograph of an African American victim in work overalls hanging with his hands bound. Inked Raymond twice on verso, but we could not further identify the victim, location, or circumstances. The onlookers have been scratched out in the negative to conceal their identities. Ca 1900-1910s.

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Soiling, scattered stains, and a diagonal crease running from lower left to upper right.
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[Political Americana - Lincolniana] Herbert Georg Studio Album of Early New Salem, IL Businesses & Homes, Including Lincoln-Berry Store 
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[DICTIONARIES] Early Dictionaries and Biographies 
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[Prison Art] Prisoner Carved Piece Taken from Kansas State Prison Coal Mine 
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[Civil War - Veterans] Norman Puffer, Civil War Drummer Boy, 2nd VT Reg., & IOOF Official, Personal Ribbons 
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[Civil War - Relics] Ring Made by Confederate Prisoner from a Coat Button 
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[Western Ephemera] Engle, New Mexico Silver and Gold Mining Documents 
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[Aviation] India & Pakistan and South Africa / Pan American World Airways Travel Posters 
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