Two Lynchings Negroes in Mississippi and Alabama Strung Up

Source Type: Newspaper
Author: n.a.
Publisher: The Morning Journal-Courier
Place of publication: New Haven, CT
Date of publication: 4/6/1908

Mobile, Ala., April 5. – Walter Clayton, a negro who serving time at the stockade of the Hand Lumber Co., for manslaughter, late Saturday afternoon criminally assaulted Mrs. Joseph White, aged 20 years, and was lynched by a mob of 25 men outside the limits of Bay Minette last night.


“Two Lynchings; Negroes in Mississippi and Alabama Strung Up.” The Morning Journal-Courier (New Haven, CT), April 6, 1908.