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  • Tags: Florida

Date: 1949
The death certificate of Ellis Moses. Birth and death dates are recorded as 17 July 1886 and 11 November 1949. His parents are listed as Moses Ellis and Cyoan George. The certificate copy was issued 18 September 2006.
https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/MosesCollection/Moses2019-067.pdf

Date: Feb 1929
An article in the Tallahassee Democrat, published in Tallahassee, Florida on February 20, 1929 "Negro Young Man Lynched Today: Body Found Buried Near Purported Crime". Eighteen-year-old African-American man, Buster Adams was taken from the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/z9vtkacy0scfu9h/1929.02.20_Allen_Tallahassee_Democratwm.jpg

Date: Mar 1905
An article in The Atlanta Constitution, published in Atlanta, Georgia on March 14, 1905 "Path of Blood Leads to Body: Syrian Peddler Was Done to Death in a Swamp".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/y5896wjl89h65ew/1905.03.14_Peddler_Murder_The_Atlanta_Constitutionwm.jpg

Date: Sep 1917
An article in The Atlanta Constitution, published in Atlanta, Georgia on September 18, 1917 "Heavy Sentences for Bone Dry Law Breakers"
https://www.dropbox.com/s/sr5jij4spv6u07p/1917.09.18_Moses_Valdosta_The_Atlanta_Constitutionwm.jpg

Date: Nov 1919
An article in The Atlanta Constitution, published in Atlanta, Georgia on November 28, 1919 "Extensive Robbery Scheme Discovered: Four Men Arrested for Complicity in Series of Car Robberies in Valdosta".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/i1p9wk3bykhb6wr/1919.11.28_The_Atlanta_Constitutionwm.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 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 Florida Times-Union, published in Jacksonville, Florida on May 18, 1929 "Probe Order Issued for Romeo Case: Governor Orders Investigation in Death of Man and Wife at Lake City". The copy of the article originally belonged to Emeine…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/3dmmrlw6i206tho/1929.05.18_FloridaTimesUnionwm.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: 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 The Lake City Reporter, published in Lake City Florida on May 17, 1929 "Exclude Immigrants For Five Year Period". This article was published in Lake City on the day Nola Romey was lynched and Fannie Romey was killed by police officers.…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/nfzgfkrcmpk23ct/1929.05.17_Clip_LakeCityReporter_04wm.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 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 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: 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 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".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ae3etokbq2o0vmj/1929.05.18_The_Los_Angeles_Timeswm.jpg

Date: 30-Jun-22
An article in The New York Times, published in New York City, New York on June 30, 1922 "Another Beaten In South: Georgia Business Man Says He Was Seized by Five in White Robes". The article reports the beating of Nola Romey by five white robed and…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jhej41je0oxbh7s/1922.06.30_NewYorkTimeswm.pdf

Date: Feb 1929
An article in The Orlando Sentinel, published in Orlando, Florida on February 22, 1929 "Lynching Evidence Not Sufficient". Eighteen-year-old African-American man, Buster Adams was taken from the Hillsborough County, Florida jail in Tampa, to protect…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/4ekvspylhfw9v2i/1929.02.22_Allen_The_Orlando_Sentinelwm.jpg

Date: Jan 1923
An article in the Palm Beach Post, published in Palm Beach, Florida on January 6, 1923 "Georgia Syrians Forced to Move Out".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/i8xh1lu3qsc88hb/1923.01.06_The_Palm_Beach_Postwm.jpg

Date: Apr 1908
An article in The Randolph Bulletin, published in Asheboro, North Carolina on April 4, 1908 "Syrian Peddler Jailed" a story from Gastonia.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/unaqsbc6lbghxys/1908.04.23_The_Randolph_Bulletinwm.pdf

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: 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,…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/hhgzu1jzea2k18i/1929.09_SyrianWorld_vol4no1_p52wm.jpg
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