Anonymous Letter From Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton

Title

Anonymous Letter From Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton

Description

Content Warning: Materials in this collection contain harmful content, including racist and white supremacist language, graphic descriptions of lynching, and other forms of violence.
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 good time to investigate murder, bootlegging white slavery abd numerous other crimes are going unpunished."

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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

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Text/pdf

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Text

Identifier

kc0046_1929_carlton_1

Files

https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/uploads/kc0046/kc0046_1929_carlton_1.pdf

Citation

“Anonymous Letter From Lake City, Florida to Governor Carlton,” Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies Archive, accessed July 16, 2024, https://lebanesestudies.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/83165.