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Jim Wilson

Killed January 28th, 1914. Wilson was killed during a spectacle lynching, viewed by ~1,000 people. Very limited information offered in news accounts.

This incident is mentioned in a number of sources:

The Belleville News Democrat, January 28th, 1914, directly beneath the story on Ben Dickerson, underneath the ad for Wrigley’s gum.

Dickerson and Wilson Belleville News Democrat 01281914-page-001

Dickerson and Wilson Belleville News Democrat 01281914

The Columbus Enquirer Sun, January 28th, 1914

Jim Wilson Columbus Enquirer-Sun 01281914-page-001

PDF: Jim Wilson Columbus Enquirer-Sun 01281914

The Grand Rapids Press, January 28th, 1914

Jim Wilson The Grand Rapids Press 01281914--2-page-001

PDF: Jim Wilson The Grand Rapids Press 01281914–2

The Jonesboro Evening Sun, January 28th, 1914

Jim Wilson Jonesboro Evening Sun 01281914-page-001

PDF: Jim Wilson Jonesboro Evening Sun 01281914

The Kalamazoo Gazette, January 28th, 1914

Jim Wilson Kalamazoo Gazette 01281914-page-001

PDF: Jim Wilson Kalamazoo Gazette 01281914

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