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‘Satisfied With Even a Disagreement’ – The Repercussions of the Post Office Lynching Trial (1898)

For the past week, we've been looking at the 1898 lynching of Frazier Baker, the black postmaster of Lake City, South Carolina. We've discussed the lynching itself, the investigation, and trial. Today, we'll explore the results of the trial as well as the fate of the town of Lake City,

‘We Might As Well Die Running’ – The Post Office Lynching Trial (1898)

Over the past two posts, we learned about the 1898 Lynching of South Carolina Postmaster Frazier Baker and his infant daughter Julia. We learned of the investigation and arrests of over a dozen accused in setting the post office ablaze and shooting nearly every member of the Baker family. Today,