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Cloth bound book. Binding in very poor condition.

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An excerpt from an article published in the New York Times on April 16th, 1906. For educational use only, all copy rights held by the New York Times. Accessed online on June 23rd 2013.

Lynching postcards were popular in the Jim Crow South, and while this is not a photo of a lynching, it still demonstrates the perverse fascination with public murder held by a large number of White Ozarkians.

The handwritten text beneath the card…

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An article from the Chicago Daily Tribune, featuring a letter written to the paper by a Black Joplin Native.

Color portrait in chalk or pastel of African American woman, from chest up. The woman is wearing a high necked dress that dates this portrait to the 1900s.

Charcoal portrait of male child. He is wearing a suit with a black bow tie.

Charcoal portrait of African American woman. She is wearing a dark colored dress with a high ruffled neck. This portrait from around the 1900s.

Charcoal portrait of a man and woman in formal dress. The man is on the left, wearing a black suit. The woman is on the right and slightly in front of the man, with a fashionable hairstyle decorated with a bow and a neckbow as well.
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