Newspaper Clippings – Spartanburg Herald August 18, 1937

18 May

On the list of lynchings that I posted on the blog there is an entry for Albert Gooden of Covington, TN. Here is a newspaper clipping detailing his lynching.

Source: Google News Archive Spartanburg Herald August 18, 1937



4 Responses to “Newspaper Clippings – Spartanburg Herald August 18, 1937”

  1. Amber April 25, 2013 at 10:04 am #

    Wow…this site is so painful and important.

    • Tiffany April 25, 2013 at 10:13 am #

      Thanks for commenting. History can sometimes be painful, but its important that we know it.

  2. Linda February 2, 2017 at 11:00 am #

    The incident was also reported by the New York Times on Aug. 18, 1937. Thank you for covering this history; it is important to keep acknowledging it. I am also adding such lynching events to city and bio articles in Wikipedia.

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