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Title
Lethal punishment Lethal punishment :
Type
Text
Subject
Lynching--Tennessee--History.
Executions and executioners--Tennessee--History.
Lynching--Florida--Ocala--History.
Executions and executioners--Florida--Ocala--History.
Southern States
Language
English
Illustrative Content
illustrations
Geographic Coverage
Tennessee
Florida
Classification
LCC: HV6465.T2 V36 2006 (Source: dlc)
DDC: 364.66/0975 full (Assigner: dlc)
Identified By
Lccn: 2005011353
Table Of Contents
Legal and extralegal executions in the American South
Lethal punishment in Tennessee and Florida
Eleven lynchings for every execution: lethal punishment in northwest Tennessee
"There can be nothing but death": lethal punishment for rape in Shelby County, Tennessee
"The first time a charge like this has ever been tried in the courts": the end of lynching in Marion County, Florida
The mob and the law: mock trials by mobs and sham legal trials
"The first duty of a government": lynching and the fear of anarchy
When the mob ruled: the lynching of Ell Persons
Prevented lynchings: white intervention and black resistance
"No reason why we should favor lynching or hanging": efforts to end legal and extralegal executions in Tennessee.
Authorized Access Point
Vandiver, Margaret. Lethal punishment