1929-05-21 "Woman Shoots Chief of Police And is Killed" in the Columbia Gazette

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1929-05-21 "Woman Shoots Chief of Police And is Killed" in the Columbia Gazette

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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 murder of Hasna Romey and lynching of Nola Romey and reports the finding of a coroner's jury that Hasna was killed by Chief Baker in self-defense and Nola was lynched by "parties unknown to the jury". A transcript of this article by Khayrallah Center staff is also included. The original article belonged to Emeline Romey Stewart, daughter of Nola and Hasna, who made notations.

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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1929.05.21_ColumbiaGazette

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Citation

The Columbia Gazette, “1929-05-21 "Woman Shoots Chief of Police And is Killed" in the Columbia Gazette,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed November 29, 2021, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40518.