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  • Tags: Hasna Rahme Romey

A copy of a portrait of Fannie Romey notation on the back of the photo copy says, "Our Beloved Mother: Mother Fannie Romey Before 1929". The information, in blue ink, was likely provided by Emeline Romey Stewart.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/ghls4j4bpgrwqiu/Moses2019-001.pdf

Date: 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/puqzavyyp70lowp/Moses2019152.pdf

Date: 1929
A copy of an article in the Florida Times-Union from Jacksonville,Florida titled "Probe Order Issued for Romeo Case: Governor Orders Investigation in Death of Man and Wife at Lake City". The date is 18 May 1929. The article recounts the timeline of…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/87u6cb3w0jnwhmc/Moses2019-071.jpg

Date: 1929
The death certificate of Fannie Romey. Birth and death dates are recorded as 14 November 1891 and 16 May 1929. Her cause of death is: "Gunshot wound (pistol) to the right chest -- right arm and left arm. Wounds inflicted by police officer about 8:30…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/gsm7vhzqfpa11zb/Moses2019-069a.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

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: 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 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.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/a6nkte6cpuvmr73/1929.06.17_alhodawm.bmp

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,…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/uggtsj2b60h51xf/1929.06.10_alhoda_p4wm.jpg

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…
https://www.dropbox.com/s/he8oocfb2nkjc20/1929.06.08_alhoda_p1wm.bmp

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".
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: 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
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