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  • Subject is exactly "lynching"

Newspaper report of the lynching of six black men in Lake City, Florida, accused of murdering Robert B. Smith, a prominent white man.

Flexner describes a lynching in Livermore, Kentucky and the reaction of the town and arrest of the participants.

Flexner sends Addams his letter to Lillian Wald about the lynching in Livermore, Kentucky.
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Villard asks Addams to protest the lynchings of six black men in Florida.

Addams sends Breckinridge three letters about lynchings, including one from Oswald Garrison Villard that encloses a newspaper clipping about a brutal lynching in Florida.

Article about the creation of a permanent committee, on which Jane Addams was invited to serve, coming out of the Conference on the Status of the Negro.

Addams' argues that mob violence, and particularly lynching against African Americans in the South, erodes respect for the all among all groups and accomplishes nothing positive for any community that condones it.
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