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Wanted posters

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Reward broadside

Identifier: AC-030
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one broadside issued by the sheriff's office in Wheeling, West Virginia on September 26, 1914, offering a $50.00 reward for the arrest of a man named William Thomas, accused of murdering his wife on September 22, 1914 at their home. Thomas is described as African American, between 38-40 years old, and a "little bow-legged." The document also describes his clothing, states that he has a scar on his face, was last seen with an Iver Johnson 38 revolver, and plays the...
Dates: 1914 September 26

Wanted Posters (Alabama)

Identifier: AC-415
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of five wanted posters, from different parts of Alabama, seeking African American men accused of committing crimes. The range in date from 1903-1906. Only one includes a photograph of the wanted individual.

Dates: 1903-1906