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Newspaper report of the lynching of six black men in Lake City, Florida, accused of murdering Robert B. Smith, a prominent white man.
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The article offers a sharp critique of Theodore Roosevelt and the Progressive Party for failing to endorse rights for African Americans.
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Flexner describes a lynching in Livermore, Kentucky and the reaction of the town and arrest of the participants.
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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.
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Addams sends Breckinridge three letters about lynchings, including one from Oswald Garrison Villard that encloses a newspaper clipping about a brutal lynching in Florida.
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