'Without Sanctuary': Artifacts of Lynching in America

Detail from photo postcard showing charred corpse of Jesse Washington suspended from utility pole, May 16, 1916, Robinson, Texas. © 2002 collection of James Allen and John Littelfield. All rights reserved. hide caption

More Photos, Background of 'Without Sanctuary' Exhibit
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Reporter Melanie Peeples profiles the traveling photo exhibit Without Sanctuary: Lynching Photography in America. Now at Jackson State University in Mississippi, the exhibit displays historical photographs and postcards taken as souvenirs at lynchings throughout America.

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