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James Bowens (c. 1872-1895)
MSA SC 3520-13745

Sources:


Newspaper articles -

"Lynched!"  A Colored Assailant Summarily Dealt With."  The Frederick News, 18 November 1895.

"The Frederick lynchers deserve credit...", "The prompt but horritble administration of justice..." The Frederick News, 18 November 1895.

"Lynching Echos."  The Frederick News, 19 November 1895.

"State of Maryland."  The Baltimore Sun, 18 November 1895.

"By a Maddened Mob.  James Bowens, Colored, Lynched at Frederick."  The Baltimore Sun, 18 November 1895.

"State of Maryland:  Latest Phases of the Lynching of James Bowens."  The Baltimore Sun, 19 November 1895.

"Miss Long is Better."  The Frederick News, 20 November 1895.

"He Won't Testify Now."  The Frederick News, 20 November 1895.

"Lynched in Frederick."  The Brunswick Herald, 22 November 1895.


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