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American Lynching$

Ashraf H. A. Rushdy

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780300181388

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: October 2013

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300181388.001.0001

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American Lynching
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Age of Lynching, 72–78, 132, 137, 155;
distinctive developments in, 75–76;
spectacle lynching in, 78–80
American Negro Slave Revolts (Aptheker), 58
Ames, Jessie Daniel, 83, 125
Anti-Lynching Crusaders, 74, 91, 125
Aptheker, Herbert, 58
Armwood, George, 91
Association of Southern Women for the Prevention of Lynching (ASWPL), 7, 19–20, 74, 82–83, 90–91, 113–14, 125
Atlanta Constitution, 71
Atlanta Journal, 70
Atlanta University, 71
Atlantic Monthly, 118
Austin, Stephen F., 41
Avary, Myra Lockett, 66, 110–11, 113
Baltimore Sun, 11
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 2–4, 6, 17, 43, 46–47
Barrow, Bennet, 55
Bassett, John Spencer, 118–19
Bedford County, Virginia, militia, 23, 25–26, 28, 35, 36, 37, 97
Berryman, Jacob, 11
Bewley, Anthony, 42
Birth of a Nation (Griffiths), ix, 123–24
Black Codes, 59–60
Blair, Lewis, x
Blease, Governor Cole, 7, 115
Booker, Sancho, 54
Boone, Daniel, 31
Boston Commercial Gazette, 31
Boston Gazette, 148
Broderick, David C., 48
Brothers, Thomas, 32
Brown, Charles, 11
Brown, John, 53, 101
Bruce, Philip A., 112–13
Bruton, John F., 119
Buren, Martin Van, 33
Bush, George W., xiv, 6, 51
Campbell, William, 23, 26
Cannidy, Lola, 79
Cash, Wilbur, 52, 53, 55, 66
Chamberlain, Eliza, 11
Chesnutt, Charles, 75
Chicago Tribune, 15, 16, 73, 76
Cincinnati Daily Enquirer, 11
Civil society, 81–88;
coercive public in, 86–88, 92–93, 153
Clansman (Dixon), ix
Cleveland Plain-Dealer, 11
Clinton Gazette, 54, 58
Commission on Interracial Cooperation (CIC), 74, 82, 83
Connecticut Courant, 30
Constitutional and Union Guards, 61
Costello, James, 68
Cox, Oliver Cromwell, 85, 137
Crisis (NAACP), 87
Culture of vigilantism, 143, 148–51
Cutler, James, x–xi, 8–13
Daniels, Josephus, 118
Davis, Governor Jeff, 116
(p.210) Discourse of lynching, xiii, 50, 67–68, 76, 95, 102–3, 126–27, 154;
formation of lynching for rape discourse, 96–102;
politicians' contributions to, 115–18;
Reconstruction as a trope in, 66;
work of lynching for rape discourse, 112–14
Dixie After the War (Avary), 110
Dixon, Thomas, Jr., ix, 2, 71
Douglass, Frederick, 73, 102–3, 105, 110–11, 139
DuBois, W. E. B., 71, 142
Duke, Jessie C., 120
Dukes, John, 91
“Eye for an Eye”; or The Fiend and the Fagot, 88
Facts in the Case of the Horrible Murder of Little Myrtle Vance, 84, 88
Felton, Rebecca Lattimer, 7, 82, 117–18, 120
Flaming Sword (Dixon), 71
Forrest, Nathan Bedford, 97
Forsyth, John, 33
Ft. Collins Express, 40, 49
Frank, Leo, 27, 78
Frazier, E. Franklin, 120
Freedman's Bureau, 62, 64
Frontier justice rationale, 25–26, 27–28, 35, 37, 64–65, 97, 100–101, 140, 152
Frontier pattern of collective violence, 38–42
Garnet, H. H., 22, 50
George of Cappadocia, x
Gregory, David, 91
Griffiths, D. W., ix, 123–24
Hale, Matthew, 100
Hammond, James Henry, 33
Harper's Ferry, 53, 54
Hart, Albert Bushnell, 65
Holliday, Billie, 6
Hopkins, Pauline, 111, 144
Hose, Sam, 69–72
House of Burgesses (Virginia), xi–xii, 144, 155
Indianapolis Sentinel, 11
Jackson, Andrew, 29, 33, 36, 97, 101
Jackson, George, 11
Jasper, Texas, 94, 122, 154
Jefferson, Thomas, 23, 25, 44
Jena 6, xiv
Johnson, Andrew, 60
Johnson, James Weldon, 51, 71, 76
Johnson County War, 48–49
Kendall, Amos, 33
Kilgo, John Carlisle, 119
Kilpatrick, Kwame, xiii
Kinston, North Carolina, 10–11
Knights of the White Camelia, 61, 66
Ku Klux Klan, 11–14, 60–61, 63, 67, 77, 81, 98, 102, 123
Ku Klux Klan Act of 1871, 60
Lawless, Judge Luke, 34, 50
Leopard's Spots (Dixon), ix, 71
Lexington Express, 101
Lincecum, Gideon, 42
Lincoln, Abraham, 35
Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, 141
Lost Cause myth, 109–10, 113, 121, 132, 134, 154
Louisiana Advertiser, 30
Lovejoy, Elijah, 34
Lowther, Henry, 67
Lynch, Charles, 23–25, 29, 32, 36, 49, 139
(p.211) Lynch, John, 31
Lynch Club of Charleston, South Carolina, 30
Lynch mobs;
as agent of civil society, 81–89, 92–93, 153;
logic of the mob's possessing an augmented and constituted self, 142–43;
types of distinguished, 77
Lynching;
capacious and specific definitions of, 5–6, 18–21, 77;
interpretations of meaning of, 80, 124–36;
relationship to state apparatus, 63–66;
six different forms of lynching, 138–40;
slave laws and, 146–53;
slavery and, 52–58, 138–53;
two kinds of problems in defining, 4–21;
working capacious definition, 20–21
Lynching of Claude Neal (NAACP), 79
Manly, Alexander, 120
McGehee, Tom, 91
McIntosh, Francis, 34
Medill, Joseph, 73
Micheaux, Oscar, 123–24
Miller, Thomas E., 121
Montana Vigilantes, 44–45, 81
Montgomery Herald, 120
Moore, Isaac, 11
Murrell, John, 33
Najibullah, Muhammad, x
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), x–xi, 7, 16, 19–20, 74–75, 79, 82, 84, 88, 90–91, 140
National Convention of Colored Men, 22
Neal, Claude, 79–80, 84, 86, 89
New Bedford Mercury, 30–32
New-Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette, 12–13
New-Hampshire Sentinel, 30
New Orleans Daily Picayune, 66
New Public Opinion on Lynching (ASWPL), 82
New Republic, 75
New York City draft riots, 22, 68
New York Herald, 10, 11, 13
Page, Thomas Nelson, 66, 104–13
Pale Faces, 61
Paris, Texas, 78, 79, 88–89, 107
Parker, John Mack, 92
Philadelphia Enquirer, 31
Pizanthia, José, 44
Plummer, Henry, 44
Popular sovereignty, 1–2, 4, 7, 9, 26–28, 36–37, 44, 49, 59, 63, 89, 97–101, 110, 113, 140–44, 148–49, 152
Popular Tribunals (Bancroft), 2, 43
Portsmouth Journal of Literature and Politics, 30–31
Prosser, Gabriel, 54
Raleigh News and Observer, 119
Raper, Arthur, 83, 86
Reconstruction, 9, 12–17, 19, 36, 51–52, 58–68, 72, 93, 96, 101–2, 105–6, 109, 126, 131, 136, 143, 151, 155
Red Record (Wells), 79
Resistance to lynching, xii
Revolutionary War, 23–28
Roosevelt, Franklin Delano, xiii
Roosevelt, Theodore, 52, 116
St. Louis Observer, 34
San Francisco Vigilance Committees (1851, 1856), 2, 18, 27, 43–48, 81, 139
Shackleford, James M., 101
Shufeldt, R. W., 108
Slave laws, xi–xii
(p.212) Sledd, Andrew H., 118–19
Smith, Henry, 71, 78–80, 84–85, 87–88, 107
Smith, Lillian, 121
South Atlantic Quarterly, 118–19
Southern Commission on the Study of Lynching, 74
Southern Literary Messenger, 32
Spanish-American War, 70
Stephens, Alexander H., 57
Stewart, Virgil, 33–34
Stono Rebellion, 55
Stuart, James, 18
Terrell, Mary Church, 73
Terry, Alfred H., 60
Thomas, Clarence, xiii
Thompson, Alice, 11
Thompson, Maurice, 141
Till, Emmett, 7, 92
Tillman, Senator Ben, 7, 115–16
Tourgée, Albion, 10, 14
Truman, Harry, 140
Turner, Nat, 54
Tuskegee Institute, 7, 15, 16, 19, 73, 76, 90–92
Twain, Mark, ix, 14–15
Urban race riots, 61–62
Vicksburg, Mississippi, 28–38, 61, 98, 139
Vicksburg Evening Post, 78
Vicksburg Register, 28–29, 35–36, 98
Vigilance Committee of Thirteen, 44
Vigilante Movements, 42–49
Virginia Medical Monthly, 114
Virginia Slave Statutes, 145–46, 153
Virginian (Wister), 1, 42
Washington, Booker T., 121
Washington, Jesse, 18
Watson, Tom, 27, 101
We Charge Genocide, 140
Wells, Ida B., x–xi, 71, 73, 79, 82, 84, 87, 89, 91, 102–3, 120–21, 126, 137, 139, 144
Wesleyan Christian Advocate, 143
White, Walter, 76, 127, 131
White Brotherhood, 61
White League, 61
Whitecaps of Lawrence County, Mississippi, 76
Wilson, Woodrow, ix
Winthrop, John, 26
Wister, Owen, 1–4, 6, 17, 42, 48–49
Within Our Gates (Micheaux), 123–24
Work, Nathan Monroe, 7, 73
World Almanac, 73