The Huntsville Daily Times
The Huntsville Daily Times
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Description: Negroes Are Warned To Leave

Date: February 10 1911

Newspaper published in: Huntsville, AL

Source: Library

Page/Column: Page 7, Column 4

Negroes Are Warned To Leave
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Placards Posted Telling Them To Get Out of County
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Special to The Daily Times
Baxterville, Miss., Feb. 10 – The posting of placards reading, “All negroes get out of this county,” and reports of repeated sorties by white-cappers and firing through the windows of negro houses have started an investigation by state and federal authorities. A. L. Yates, an attorney of Jackson, who will do the investigating arrived yesterday.
An organized movement to rid the county of its colored population is said to have been formed because f recent attacks on white women.

Submitted: 05/01/11

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