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  • Collection: Romey: Newspaper Reports

Date: Sep 1929
An article in The Syrian World published in New York City New York entitled "Case of Syrian Murdered in Florida". The article recaps the case from earlier in the year, the investigation conducted, and the continued quest for justice by Ellis Moses,…
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Date: Jun 1929
An article in The Syrian World published in New York City New York entitled "Syrian and Wife Killed in Florida: Woman Fires at Chief of Police in Defense of Husband and is shot and Killed -- Man Later Taken From Jail and Killed by Mob". The article…
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Date: Jun 1929
An article by Ash-Shaab of New York City, written on May 24, 1929 and published in The Syrian World, Volume 3 No. 12, June 1929 questioning why the community is not more adament about seeking justice in the lynching of Nola Romey. Using…
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Date: Jun 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Monday, June 17, 1929 "The Murder of Nicolas Romey". This article briefly recounts the details of the lynching of Nola and murder of Hasna Romey in Lake City, Florida.
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Date: Jun 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Tuesday, June 11, 1929 "The Murder of the Romey Family". In this article, the Al-Hoda newspaper urges readers to stop sending money in support of the victims for fear that Syrian-Lebanese…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/abz6fdxni2xlf90/1929.06.11_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: Jun 1929
The published investigative report by Farid Rizk about the lynching of Nola and murder of Hasna Romey. The investigation was comissioned by Al-Hoda newspaper and published there on Monday June 10, 1929. Rizk traveled from his home in Jacksonville,…
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Date: Jun 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Saturday June 8, 1929 "The Murder of the Romey Family" written by Adeeb Fatoush. In this article, the author urges readers to stand strong, seek the path of justice and to not feel weak…
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Date: Jun 1929
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City Florida on Friday June 7, 1929 "Chief Baker Up".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/obygn6fwv8ivhcy/1929.06.07_Clip_LakeCityReporter_Chief Baker Up2wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City Florida on May 31, 1929 "Chief Baker is Improviing from Wound: Chief of Police Confined to Home But May Be on Job in Two Weeks--Shoulder in Brace".
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Date: May 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Friday, May 31, 1929 "The Murder of the Romey Family". In this article, the Al-Hoda newspaper urges readers to stop sending money in support of the victims to the newspaper before knowing…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h0hc80fl1ulq0dc/1929.05.31_alhodawm.bmp

Date: May 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Wednesday, May 29, 1929. The article was written by Jirjis "George" Lahood and claims that police were involved in the lynching of Nola Romey and that it is possible Nola died in jail and…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hwcudgal0zy2x8f/1929.05.29_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: May 1929
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City, Florida on Friday, May 24, 1929 "Baker Exonerated by Jury Investigating Pistol Afray". The article realys partial transcripts from the official inquest into the incident ordered by Governor…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/vpr9c0ayelfljz7/1929.05.24_Clip_LakeCityReporter_03aBaker_Exoneratedwm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City, Florida on Friday, May 24, 1929. The headline is "Woman Killed in Pistol Battle With Police Chief
https://www.dropbox.com/s/11q0h1gmj3au274/1929.05.24_Clip_LakeCityReporter_02aWoman Killedwm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in Al-Hoda published in New York City, New York on Friday, May 24, 1929. The article was written by Nicola Al-Dibis a reporter for Al-Hoda and relays some facts about the lynching of Nola Romey and killing of Hasna Romey as reported in the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/w81een39atjejv1/1929.05.24_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

Date: May 1929
An article in the Columbia Gazette, published in Lake City Florida on Tuesday, May 21, 1929 "Woman Shoots Chief of Police And is Killed: E.R. Romeo, Husband of Woman Taken From City Jail By Mob and Killed". The article realtes the main events in the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/z2wdp9q4z76tu03/1929.05.21_ColumbiaGazette1wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in the Columbia Gazette, published in Lake City Florida on Tuesday, May 21, 1929 "Inquest proceedings In the Romeo Case: Transcript Of Testimony: In the Court of the Justice of the Peace, Tenth District, Columbia County". The article…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/z2wdp9q4z76tu03/1929.05.21_ColumbiaGazette1wm.jpg

Date: May 1929
An article in The Atlanta Constitution, published in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday, May 20, 1929 "Romey Funeral Rites Are Held At Valdosta: Lynch Victim and Wife Shot by Police Are Buried With Double Service".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wxm0rjbvvf1gb4g/1929.05.20AtlantaConstitution.pdf

Date: May 1929
An article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on Monday, May 20, 1929 "Double Funeral Romey and Wife: Large Crowd Attended Funeral of Couple Slain at Lake City Last Friday".
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Date: May 1929
An article in The Los Angeles Times published in Los Angeles, California on Saturday May 18, 1929 "Florida Grocer Lynched: Victim's Wife Also Dies as Result of Battle in Which Police Chief is Shot".
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Date: May 1929
An article in The Tampa Tribune published in Tampa, Florida on Saturday May 18, 1929 "Man Lynched After Wife is Slain by Cop: Carlton Orders Inquiry Into Lake City Case".
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