Archives of Maryland
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Thin Black Line

David Johnson (white)
MSA SC 3520-13790
Lynched September 14, 1886 in Westernport, Allegany County

Sources:

A. Briscoe Koger, "Maryland's Lynching Record," in Koger Papers, Jefferson Patterson Park, St. Leonard, Maryland.

"A Double Tragedy." Cumberland Daily News, 15 September 1886.

"Murder and Lynching." The Sun, 15 September 1886.

"The Westernport Horror." Cumberland Daily News, 16 September 1886.

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

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