'Without Sanctuary': Artifacts of Lynching in America 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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'Without Sanctuary': Artifacts of Lynching in America

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'Without Sanctuary': Artifacts of Lynching in America

'Without Sanctuary': Artifacts of Lynching in America

'Without Sanctuary': Artifacts of Lynching in America

Only Available in Archive Formats.

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.

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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© 2002 collection of James Allen and John Littelfield. All rights reserved.