Reuben Sims

About the Case

Date: April 20, 1904

County: Baldwin

Victim(s): Reuben Sims

Case Status: Attempted

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Alabama Merchant Killed Dock Cole – Murdered by Two Colored Men – One Confesses When Arrested – Lynching Feared

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“Alabama Merchant Killed; Dock Cole – Murdered by Two Colored Men – One Confesses When Arrested – Lynching Feared.” Star Tribune (Minneapolis, MN), April 21, 1904.

Alabama Lynching Negro Whipped Until He Confessed His Murderous Deed

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“Alabama Lynching; Negro Whipped Until He Confessed His Murderous Deed.” The Chanute Daily Tribune (Chanute, KS), April 22, 1904.

Cunningham Means Business Attitude of Governor Jelks’ Temporary Successor on Lynchings

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“Cunningham Means Business; Attitude of Governor Jelks’ Temporary Successor on Lynchings.” The Coosa River News (Centre, AL), May 6, 1904.

Out-Of-Town Social News: Alabama

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“Out-Of-Town Social News: Alabama.” The Chattanooga News (Chattanooga, TN), May 14, 1904.

Rewards For Lynchers Governor of Alabama Determined to Uphold Law of the Land

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“Rewards For Lynchers; Governor of Alabama Determined to Uphold Law of the Land.” The Canebrake Herald (Uniontown, AL), April 28, 1904.