"Whites Kill Negroes and Seize City of Wilmington."

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Title

"Whites Kill Negroes and Seize City of Wilmington."

Subject

Headlines in a New York newspaper the day following the riot in Wilmington, NC.

Description

This article from the New York Herald recounts the Wilmington massacre and claims that 9 African-Americans were killed. It also discusses how Gov. Russell declared the city under martial law. A map is provided that shows precisely where the riot took place. The article also mentions the rioter's overthrowing of the government in Wilmington, giving the position of mayor to Alfred Waddell, the leader of the riot.

Creator

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Source

“Wilmington.ppt,” accessed September 22, 2016, https://www.courses.psu.edu/aaa_s/aaa_s210_rcs21/Wilmington.ppt.

Publisher

The New York Herald

Date

11 November, 1898

Contributor

Penn State University

Rights

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Relation

1898 Wilmington Race Riot

Format

JPEG

Language

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Type

Newspaper

Identifier

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Coverage

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Files

Whites Kill Negroes.jpg
Date Added
September 17, 2016
Collection
1898 Wilmington Race Riot: From Massacre to Commemoration
Citation
“"Whites Kill Negroes and Seize City of Wilmington.",” 1898 Wilmington Race Riot: From Massacre to Commemoration, accessed January 20, 2022, https://wrr.omeka.net/items/show/14.