The First Waco Horror

The Lynching of Jesse Washington And the Rise of the Naacp

by Patricia Bernstein

Paperback, 252 pages, Texas A & M Univ Pr, List Price: $19.95 | purchase

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Title
The First Waco Horror
Subtitle
The Lynching of Jesse Washington And the Rise of the Naacp
Author
Patricia Bernstein

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Book Summary

A study of the impact on the nation and the activities of the NAACP of the lynching and burning death of 17-year-old Jesse Washington in Waco, Texas, in May 1916 after his conviction for the murder of a white woman.