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Lewis Harris (d. 1900)
MSA SC 3520-13952
Lynched on March 26/27, 1900 at Bel Air, Maryland

Sources:

Newspapers:

"Assaulted by A Negro: A Belair, Md., Woman's Desparate Struggle With an Assailant," The Times, Washington , March 26, 1900.

"A Week's History: The East," Willmar Tribune, April 4, 1900.

Clarke Courier, March 28, 1900.

"Condensed Dispatches: Notable Events of the Week Briefly and Tersely Told." The Columbian, March 27, 1900.

"Lewis Harris Lynched," Evening Star, March 27, 1900.

"Record of Crimes," Forest Republican, April 4, 1900.

"To Investigate A Lynching," New York Times, May 15, 1900.

"Tuesday's News in Brief." The Daily Public Ledger, March 29, 1900.

"Woman Led Lynchers," Ohio Democrat , April 5, 1900.

 

Secondary:

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


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