Thursday, June 15, 2006

Man Lynched In Coshocton

June 1885--According to the ad, he didn't have a first name.

But you could buy a cabinet size photograph of Howard, an African American, suspended from a Coshocton Court House tree. The "only perfect view obtained" could be bought at Hemstead's gallery for a mere quarter.

The ugly story of Henry Howard's lynching begins tomorrow.


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