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“Lynching of Laura Nelson and her son 2” by George H. Farnum, Okemah photographer

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“Lynching of Laura Nelson and her son 2” by George H. Farnum, Okemah photographer. See George Henry Farnum Collection, Oklahoma Historical Society Research Division. – Gelatin silver print. Real photo postcard. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2. Printed and distributed in 1911. This version was taken from here. Also found in Kaufman 2011, p. 147, attributed to the Research Division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. For a discussion of the lynching, see James Allen,Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America, Twin Palms Publishers, 2000, and James West Davidson, ‘They say’: Ida B. Wells and the Reconstruction of Race, Oxford University Press, 2007, p. 6ff.. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons –

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