Archives of Maryland
(Biographical Series)

George Armwood (b. 1911 - d. 1933)
MSA SC 3520-13750
Lynched in Princess Anne, October 18, 1933

Sources:


Archival sources -

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS (Death Record, Counties) George Armwood, 18 October 1933, Somerset County [MSA S1179-4798, 2/11/3/49]


Newspaper Articles -

October 17, 1933
"Police to Rush Accused Negro Back to Shore."  Evening Sun, 17 October 1933.
 

October 19, 1933
"Judge Admits He Made Error in Denying Lynching Possibility." Washington Daily News, 19 October 1933.

"Police Heads Describes Mob Attack."  Baltimore Sun, 19 October 1933.
 

October 21, 1933
"Mother's Heart is Broken from Lynch Tragedy."  Afro-American. 21 October 1933, pages 1 & 2.

"Armwood Quit School in 5th Grade, Says Pal."  Afro-American.  21 October 1933.

"Mob Members Knew Prey Was Feeble-Minded."  Afro-American, 21 October 1933.

Editorial, "Get at the Roots."  Afro-American, 21 October 1933.
 

October 25, 1933
"19 Witnesses Fail to Name Members of Lynching Mob."  Baltimore Sun, 25 October 1933
 

October 28, 1933
"Robin and Daugherty Told Armwood Would Be Lynched."  Afro-American, 28 October 1933.
 
 
 
 


Journal Articles -

Bradley, Rose.  "Back of the Maryland Lynching."  The Nation.  137 (December 13, 1933): 672 - 73.

Cantwell, Robert.  "Lynchers in Maryland."  The New Republic 77 (December 27, 1933): 199.

Fulton, Vera.  "Aristocracy on the Eastern Shore."  The New Republic. 78 (March 21, 1934): 162.

Johnson, Gerald W.  "Lynchers in Maryland." The New Republic 77 (December 27, 1933): 199.

Johnson, Gerald W.  "Maryland: Storm Warning." The New Republic 77 (December 20, 1933): 159 - 61.

Popel, Esther.  "Flag Salute[: a poem]." 47 The Crisis, November 1940): cover.

Smith, Alfred E.  "Two Governors." New Outlook, 163 (January 1934): 11 - 12.

"Americanism in Action."  The World Tomorrow 16 (October 26, 1933): 581 - 82.

"At Princess Anne."  Time 22 (Octobor 30, 1933): 12.

"The Beast is Loose."  The Survey 69 (December 1933): 413.

"Editorial Comment."  The Catholic World 138 (February 1934): 521 - 23.

"Is the Mob to Rule?" The Christian Century.  50 (December 13, 1933): 1568 - 70.

"Lesson Learned." Time 22 (December 11, 1933): 14 - 15.

"At Princess Anne." Time (October 30, 1933, pp, 14-15.

"Lynching: Maryland Judge is Censured for Tragedy."  News-Week 2 (October 28, 1933): 8.

"Mass Murder in America."  The New Republic 77 (December 13, 1933): 116 - 17.

"Mass Murders or Civilized Society?" The Sign 13 (January 1934): 324.

"Mob Law: Substitution of 'Judge-Lynch' for More Leisurely Justice Inflames National Controversy."  News-Week 2 (December 9, 1933): 6 - 8.

"Public Confession of the Sin of Lynching."  Federal Council Bulletin, 16 (November-December 1933): 12 - 13.

"Savages Are Ever Cowards."  The Catholic World, 138 (December 1933): 261 - 62.

"Shame Upon Maryland."  The Catholic World, 138 (December 1933): 261 - 62.

The Nation. 137 (November 1, 1933): 497.

"The Week."  The New Republic. 76 (November 8, 1933): 348.

The Nation. 137 (December 6, 1933): 635 - 36.



Books -

Ifill, Sherrilyn A. On the Court-House Lawn: Confronting the Legacy of Lynching in the Twenty-first Century. Boston: Beacon Press, 2007.

Moore, Joseph E. Murder on Maryland's Eastern Shore: Race, Politics and the Case of Orphan Jones. Charleston, SC: History Press, 2006.


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