Two Lynchings In South Swift Justice Meted Out to Negroes by Mobs

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: Portage Daily Register
Place of publication: Portage, WI
Date of publication: 4/6/1908

Mobile, Ala., Apr. 6. – Walter Clayton, a negro who was serving time at the stockade of the Hand Lumber company for manslaughter, late Saturday afternoon assaulted Mrs. Joseph White, aged 20 years, and was lynched by a mob of 75 men outside the limits of Bay Minette.


“Two Lynchings In South; Swift Justice Meted Out to Negroes by Mobs.” Portage Daily Register (Portage, WI), April 6, 1908.