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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".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/siy2hck57aiq15k/1929.05.20_Clip_ValdostaDailyTimeswm.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: 20-May-29
A letter from "the American citizens of Lake City," Florida to Governor Carlton dated May 20, 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims "it seems you are asking Guilty Parties to investigate this matter." It also states…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gvr8zomt98ampev/1929.05.20_Letter to Gov from LC Citizens Not only dirty actwm.pdf

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 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 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: 24-May-29
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City, Florida on May 24, 1929 "Mob Violence" making a statement about mob violence. The article begins "Acts of lynching and mob violence are strictly against all rules of law..." The notice…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/utcmgcca7qow777/1929.05.24_Clip_LakeCityReporter_04MobViolencewm.jpg

Date: 24-May-29
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City, Florida on May 24, 1929 "Rotary and Kiwanis Condemn Lynching". The two clubs published separate statements condemning the lynching of Nola Romey and "all such acts of mob violence".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2mh33v98tq2gyhi/1929.05.24_Clip_LakeCityReporter_05RotaryandKiwaniswm.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: 24-May-29
An article in The Lake City Reporter published in Lake City, Florida on May 24, 1929 "Woman's Club Condemns Acts of Lawlessness".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/wtgidg4ldmn4has/1929.05.24_Clip_LakeCityReporter_06WomensClubwm.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 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 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".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xxvv8mj2x2bbpaq/1929.05.31_Clip_LakeCityReporter_Chief Baker Improvingwm.jpg

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: 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…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4kwd50piwl147ca/1929.06_SyrianWorld_vol3no12_p42wm.jpg

Date: Jun 1929
An article in The Syrian World, published in New York City, New York in June 1929 "Stand of Senator Reed on Syrians: He Amplifies his Statement on "the Trash of the Mediterranean" in Congress".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/lj2eqfhfz9tmsuz/1929.06_TSW_SenatorReed48wm.jpg

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…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uika2ku11w1zpzh/1929.06_SyrianWorld_vol3no12_p45wm.jpg

Date: 4-Jun-29
A series of letters reguarding the arsen business in Fort White, Florida in Columbia County. Mrs. W.J. Howell writes the governor asking him to investigate the matter as the County Sheriff Douglass has failed to adequately investigate. Carlton…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/d3b2qyjqoc5gw2q/1929.06_Howell_FortWhiteArsenwm.pdf

Date: Jun 1929
An article in the Pensacola News Journal, published in Pensacola, Florida on June 2, 1929 "Lynching Party Brings Arrests: White Men Held After Body of Negro Is Found". Jim Mobley, a seventy-two year old African-American man was "found in company with…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/83vk2bwk8fcntht/1929.06.02_Mobley_Jim_HamiltonCO_Pensacola_News_Journalwm.jpg

Date: Jun 1929
An article in The Tampa Tribune, published in Tampa, Florida on June 2, 1929 "Negro Drowned by Florida Mob After Hands Are Severed". Jim Mobley, a seventy-two year old African-American man was "found in company with a white woman". Subsequently, a…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/eh3vqkf1s5ymrg5/1929.06.02_Mobley_The_Tampa_Tribunewm.jpg
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