🇺🇸1919 JOHN HARTFIELD 10,000 CROWD FLOCKED TO WATCH A INNOCENT
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🇺🇸1919 JOHN HARTFIELD 10,000 CROWD FLOCKED TO WATCH A INNOCENT MANS DEATH #LESTWEFORGET🌸

When a black man named John Hartfield was lynched in Ellisville, Mississippi, on June 26, 1919 – hanged from a gum tree alongside nearby railroad tracks, riddled with bullets, and then burned – press coverage in newspapers throughout the country reported that ten thousand white men, women, and children had traveled from throughout the state […]