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Public Hanging; 3000 People in Crowd Witness Last Public Hanging

Description: Copy negative of two pictures concerning the last public hanging for rape in Owensboro, Kentucky. The first is of a group of men on a hanging platform where a man has just been hanged, with a very large crowd in the background. The second is a picture of just the crowd with buildings in the background. There is a descriptive typed note under the bottom picture.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Public Hanging

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of a group of men on a hanging platform where a man is about to be hanged, with a very large crowd in the background. This was the last public hanging for rape, held in Owensboro, Kentucky. Other pictures are partially visible below and on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library