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The First Waco Horror

The Lynching of Jesse Washington And the Rise of the Naacp (Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students Texas A & M University)

by Patricia Bernstein

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Published by Texas A&M University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Black studies,
  • Civil rights & citizenship,
  • Crime & criminology,
  • True Crime / Espionage,
  • Murder,
  • History,
  • United States - State & Local - South,
  • Texas,
  • History: World,
  • Murder - General,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Waco,
  • General,
  • United States,
  • 20th century,
  • Lynching,
  • Race relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8816965M
    ISBN 101585445444
    ISBN 109781585445448

    Get this from a library! The first Waco Horror: the lynching of Jesse Washington and the rise of the NAACP. [Patricia Bernstein] -- "In , in front of a crowd of ten to fifteen thousand cheering spectators, seventeen-year-old Jesse Washington, a retarded black boy, was publicly tortured, lynched, and burned on the town square.   The First Waco Horror is her second book. Bibliographic information. Title: The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP Volume 10 of Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University: Author: Patricia Bernstein: Edition/5(3).

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    The Waco Horror and the “culture of lynching” “The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP,” by Houston author and publicist Patricia Bernstein, was released by the Texas A&M Press. Bernstein's book describes in detail how Waco authorities rushed Washington's trial to appease the mob, how.   The First Waco Horror The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP (Book): Bernstein, Patricia: "In , in front of a crowd of ten to fifteen thousand cheering spectators, seventeen-year-old Jesse Washington, a retarded black boy, was publicly tortured, lynched, and burned on the town square of Waco, Texas. He had been accused and .


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First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP; By Patricia Bernstein ; Book; Published by: Texas A&M University Press; Series: Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University.

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Wintz, Texas Southern UniversityBrand: Texas A&M University Press. In a book about the case, “The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP,” Patricia Bernstein leaves open the question of Washington’s guilt. The First Waco Horror is her second book.

Reviews “The topic is compelling and important a page-turner, indeed an often horrifying one it has great potential to greatly expanding our understanding of race, racial violence, and racial politics in the early twentieth century.”--Cary D. Wintz, Texas Southern University.

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The First Waco Horror NPR coverage of The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington And the Rise of the Naacp by Patricia Bernstein. Elisabeth Freeman, who Patricia Bernstein profiles in her book, The First Waco Horror, was enlisted by the NAACP to go to Waco and investigate Washington's lynching.

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