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Documenting Racial Violence in Kentucky, 1880 and 1950: Home

This research guide is to help interns working on the Documenting Racial Violence in Kentucky project.

The Data

Lynchings that occurred in the state of Kentucky

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*Source: Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington


Thirty years of lynching in the United States, 1889-1918.

*Kentucky - pages 65-68

Source: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Thirty Years of Lynching In the United States, 1889-1918. New York: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Office, 1919.

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