022 Lynching Information
This material was collected by Monroe Work, director of the Department of Records and Research (the archives) and includes information from 1881 to 1936. The attached material is introductory in nature and is indicative of our entire collection. Included is a sampling of our original "lynching records" which are maintained in the archives' collection. Due to the delicate condition of these records, researchers can view the material using our micro-film collection. Also included are Monroe Work's statistical compilation of the information.
All of the attached is copyrighted material. Copyright Tuskegee University Archives, 2010. Absolutely none of the attached can be reproduced, in any format, without the permission of Tuskegee University Archives.
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Monroe Work Today Dataset Compilation (Tuskegee University Archives, 2018-04-24)This dataset compilation lists the recorded lynchings in the United States, from 1834 to 1965. The list is broken down into each state that has a recorded lynching. Then under each state, the list is in chronological order ...
Map of Lynchings across the United States (Tuskegee University Archives, 2018-04-24)This map gives a visual representation of lynchings in the United States, from 1835 to 1964.
County Historian for Porter County, Indiana (2015-02-03)Errata changing place of lynching in Porter County,Indiana (1897) from Valparaiso to Versailles.
Examples of Lynching Records (2010-09-09)
Lynching, Whites & Negroes, 1882 -1968 (2010-09-09)