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  • Tags: Florida

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: Mar 1905
An article in The Tuscaloosa News, published in Tuscaloosa, Alabama on March 16, 1905 "Syrian Peddler Found Dead".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/x09ftw9k5kryizq/1905.03.16_The_Tuscaloosa_Newswm.jpg

Date: Mar 1905
An article in The Valdosta Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on March 18, 1905 "Syrian Peddler Tragedy".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/2qhwd3negiht9gp/1905.03.18_Clip_ValdostaTimes_SyrianPeddlerTragedywm.jpg

Date: Jun 1907
An article in the Greensboro Daily News, published in Greensboro, North Carolina on June 26, 1907.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a33rp8d413j86zo/1907.06.29_Greensboro_Daily_Newswm.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: Feb 1909
An article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on February 1, 1909 "Day of Fires Was Sunday: Six Alarms and Three Serious Blazes was Record of Day".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/443n5qdyaz7sv8q/1909.02.01_Clip_ValdostaDailyTimes_DayofFireswasSundaywm.jpg

Date: Feb 1909
An article in the Gainesville Daily Sun, published in Gainesville, Florida on February 2, 1909 "Georgia And Florida Towns Lose By Fire: Eleven Houses Destroyed at Valdosta-Milton Is Almost Wiped Off the Map".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/u9a2padbtmeiaqw/1909.02.02_Gainesville_Daily_Sunwm.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: Oct 1917
An article in The Tampa Tribune, published in Tampa, Florida on October 11, 1917 "Alleged Slacker Wanted In Valdosta Marries A Tampa Widow With Five Children".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9b1jlu903y33nla/1917.10.11_The_Tampa_Tribunewm.jpg

Date: 25-Jul-19
An article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on July 25, 1919 "Chaingang Term for Booze Seller: Valdosta Man Gets Additional Sixty Day Sentence For Not Being on Time". The article regards Nola Romey who was charged with…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/m2qgf6tz83bpyzl/1919.07.25_ValdostaDailyTimeswm.pdf

Date: 26-Jul-19
An article in The Valdosta Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on July 26, 1919 "N.G. Romey Gets Jail And Gang Sentence: Learns to Appreciate Meaning of the Law and Respect for Courts". The article regards Nola Romey who was charged with violating…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/xts4vhznll3uprf/1919.07.26_Clip_ValdostaDailyTimes_NGRomeyGetsJailwm.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: Nov 1919
An article in The Tampa Tribune, published in Tampa, Florida on November 30, 1919 "Negro Attacks White Woman Near Lake City And Forfeits His Life". An African-American man, Sam Mosely, was hanged from a tree and his body riddled with bullets in…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/h440h8f9rydeeoa/1919.11.30_Mosely_Sam_Lynching_The_Tampa_Tribunewm.jpg

Date: Apr 1920
A memo from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) dated April 30, 1920 regarding a political ad for J.D. Goss's campaigne for coroner in Birmingham, Alabama. The first paragraph of the ad states "They have…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ivlqmiu6xi76jbz/1920.04.30_NAACP_Memowm.png

Date: Apr 1922
An article in The Tampa Tribune, published in Tampa, Florida on April 13, 1922 "Child Accuses Teacher of Severe Punishment: Seven-Year-Old Syrian Girl Says Whipped Beacuse Failed to Wash Teeth--Teacher Asserts Whipping Due to Falsehoods".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/kcq96p4s7mpgnn7/1922.04.13_The_Tampa_Tribunewm.jpg

Date: Apr 1922
An article in The Tampa Tribune, published in Tampa, Florida on April 16, 1922 "Punishment In The Schools".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/r305adayg79xo95/1922.04.16_The_Tampa_Tribunewm.pdf

Date: Apr 1922
An article in The Tampa Tribune, published in Tampa, Florida on April 21, 1922 "Syrian's Statement Exonerates Teacher: Says Action of Wife Due To Influence".
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ptzry12ipeh4irb/1922.04.21_The_Tampa_Tribunewm.jpg

Date: 29-Jun-22
An article in The Valdosta Daily Times, published in Valdosta, Georgia on June 29, 1922 "Valdosta Man Is Taken Out And Given Beating". The article reports the beating of Nola Romey by "five white-robbed and hooded men" who alleged he "rather…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/e2zrdnquv67guh6/1922.06.29_ValdostaDailyTimeswm.pdf

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: 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: 1929
A letter from "one of the sheriff's best friends" in Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated but likely 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer claims Sheiriff Douglass "is no good for a sheriff he is gone now and it is a…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/0rnhmun11aavi8l/1929_Letter to Gov re Romeys Lawlessnesswm.pdf

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous citizen of Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton undated circa 1929 regarding the deaths of Nola and Hasna Romey. The writer urges the governor to send a special detective to Lake City to investigate the murders.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/dsct8bylqdtv2xt/No Date_Letter to Gov re special detective for Romey casewm.jpg

Date: 1929
A letter from an anonymous person to Florida Governor Carlton regarding an establishments outside of Lake City and White Springs called "Baker's Place" and "Fatty's Place". The writer claims the establishments sell a lot of illegal alcohol (during…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/5pmt1b29z4792j2/No Date_AnonymousOnBakersPlacewm.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: Feb 1929
An article in The Tampa Times, published in Tampa, Florida on February 22, 1929 "Jury Probing Lynching Case Finds Nothing: Evidence Lacking in Hernando County Hanging". Eighteen-year-old African-American man, Buster Adams was taken from the…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/fmf28omcrq3q2jw/1929.02.22_Allen_The_Tampa_Timeswm.jpg
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