Inaccurate account of Cleveland Franklin Lynching

Source Type: Newspaper
Publisher: The Centreville Press
Place of publication: Centreville, Alabama
Date of publication: 1/23/1908 0:00

Cleveland Franklin, a negro, was lynched by three hundred masked men at Dothan on Sunday night. His body was riddled with bulletts. The negro shot and fatally wounded A. C. Frank Secretary and Treasurer of the Southern Oil Company, where the negro was employed.