How common were lynchings in the southern United States in the early 20th century?

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How common were lynchings in the southern United States in the early 20th century?

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Sadley, rather common and not always limited to the South. Some occurred in Illinois and other Northern states. Emmett Till in 1950’s Alabama is a memorable one. A 1913 lynching of a Jewish pencil factory manager in Atlanta is another famous lynching–Leo Frank, who was white.

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