National Affairs: No. 7

Oklahoma last week added to the list of 1930 lynchings. At the Chickasha jail, hundreds of mobsters besieged the guards of black Henry Argo, attacker of white Mrs. George W. Skinner and her child. During successive rushes the mob fired the jail, smoked out many of its defenders. A sniper climbed to Argo's cell, shot him in the head. Husband Skinner broke in and stabbed the prostrate body. Argo was smuggled as dead into a hearse, driven to an Oklahoma City hospital before he died.

The 1930 lynching score as of June 1: Texas 2, Mississippi 1, South Carolina 1, Georgia 1,...

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