1929-05-21 "Inquest Proceedings In the Romeo Case" in the Columbia Gazette

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1929-05-21 "Inquest Proceedings In the Romeo Case" in the Columbia Gazette

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Description

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 presents a partial transcript of the inquest held by city officials into the death of Hasna Romey and lynching of Nola Romey. The inquest focused on interviews within the police department and concluded that Chief Baker had shot Hasna Romey in self defense and Nola Romey was lynched by "parties unknown to the jury". Another article is entitled "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. 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.A transcript of both articles 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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Moses2019152

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Citation

Columbia Gazette, “1929-05-21 "Inquest Proceedings In the Romeo Case" in the Columbia Gazette,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed January 23, 2020, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/40684.