Though lynching is depicted as occurring mainly in the Jim Crow South, such horrific acts were not confined to that region. Just as deadly was the racism of the Midwest, codified in Black Laws and demonstrated in discrimination, harassment and lynchings.v
Sometimes it can be difficult to track down resources, especially older journal articles or other print resources. Check your local library, genealogy center, or the nearest college or university library.
eLiberatorFiles.com is a searchable collection of articles from The Liberator, William Lloyd Garrison’s storied abolitionist newspaper.