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William Burns
MSA SC 3520-13759
Lynched in Cumberland, October 6, 1907

Sources:

"Negro Shoots Policeman." The Baltimore Sun, 4 October 1907.

"Burns Lynched." The Baltimore Sun, 6 October 1907.

"10,000 See Corpse." The Baltimore Sun, 7 October 1907.

"Scores Cumberland Police." The Baltimore Sun, 7 October 1907.

"One Demoralizing Effect of Lynching." The Baltimore Sun, 8 October 1907.

"Another Outrage." The Afro-American Ledger, 12 October 1907.

"An Unmitigated Outrage." The Afro-American Ledger, 12 October 1907.

"Rewards" and "Murder for Murder." Frostburg Mining Journal, 12 October 1907.

"Grand Jury Report." Frostburg Mining Journal, 19 October 1907.

Archival Resources:

BOARD OF HEALTH (Death Record, Counties) William Burns, 6 October 1907, Allegany County [MSA S1178]

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