Walter Clayton (Attempted Lynching)

About the Case

Date: April 5, 1908

County: Baldwin

Victim(s): Walter Clayton (Attempted Lynching)

Case Status: Attempted

Featured Sources

Was It A Funeral Pyre? Charred Stump Ends Trail of Bay Minette Mob

Type: Newspaper

“Was It A Funeral Pyre?; Charred Stump Ends Trail of Bay Minette Mob.” Chattanooga Daily Times (Chattanooga, TN), April 7, 1908.

Party Of Sixty Lynchers Swing Up A Negro Trusty Convict For Criminal Assault

Type: Newspaper

“Party Of Sixty Lynchers; Swing Up A Negro Trusty Convict For Criminal Assault.” Laredo Weekly Times (Laredo, TX), April 12, 1908.

Angry Mobs Lynch Negroes One Attacked Woman; Other Shot Boy Dead Both of the Victims Are Taken From the Authorities and Each Makes a Confession

Type: Newspaper

“Angry Mobs Lynch Negroes; One Attacked Woman; Other Shot Boy Dead; Both of the Victims Are Taken From the Authorities and Each Makes a Confession.” The News-Herald (Hillsboro, OH), April 9, 1908.

Alabama and Mississippi Mobs Lynch Two Negroes Escaped Convict Assaulted White Woman; Young Black Murders Boy

Type: Newspaper

“Alabama and Mississippi Mobs Lynch Two Negroes; Escaped Convict Assaulted White Woman; Young Black Murders Boy.” Oakland Tribune (Oakland, CA), April 6, 1908.