THE LYNCHING OF ALLEN BROOKS AND THE DISAPPEARANCE OF THE ELKS ARCH

Post-lynching scene at Akard and Main, March 3, 1910

Post-lynching scene at Akard and Main, March 3, 1910

Post-lynching scene at Akard and Main, March 3, 1910. Courtesy of Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library. This real photograph souvenir postcard was taken two hours after the body was cut down.

“Set of 4 Brooks Lynching pcs–“All Three Varieties in Set.” Includes, 1 RPPC, 1 street scene 2 hrs later, 2 printed pcs of hanging.” Accession number A2014.0020, Cook Col., ┬áRPPC Dallas (old Box H #30). Courtesy of Southern Methodist University, Central University Libraries, DeGolyer Library. A high-quality version of this file may be obtained for a fee by contacting degolyer@smu.edu.

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