1929-02-20 "Negro Young Man Lynched Today" in the Tallahassee Democrat

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1929-02-20 "Negro Young Man Lynched Today" in the Tallahassee Democrat

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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 Hillsborough County, Florida jail in Tampa, to protect him from threatened mob violence after he was charged with attacking a thirteen-year-old white girl. Two men impersonating sheriff dupties with a suposed letter from the county sherrif took him from custody, murdered him, and buried his body buried him beneath a tree near Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida.

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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1929.02.20_Allen_Tallahassee_Democrat

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Tallahassee Democrat, “1929-02-20 "Negro Young Man Lynched Today" in the Tallahassee Democrat,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed April 10, 2020, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40498.