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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynching_of_Laura_and_L._D._Nelson

Laura and L. D. Nelson (born c. 1878 and 1897) were an African-American mother and son who were lynched on May 25, 1911, near Okemah, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma. L. D. had shot and killed Okemah's deputy sheriff, George Loney, on May 2, 1911, while Loney and a posse were searching the Nelsons' farm for a ...

www.thelynchquiltsproject.com/laura-nelsons-story

The Lynch Quilts Project began with the story of Laura Nelson. When I encountered the realization that women and children were also lynched, my research revealed this story and photograph . . . and I was mortified. It's not that in the back of mind I did not consider this as a natural component of this history. But for some ...

lauranelsonlynching.weebly.com

The life of Laura and L.D. Nelson leading up to their deaths across the North Canadian River Bridge.

www.stmuhistorymedia.org/the-lynching-era-the-tragic-hanging-of-laura-and-l-d-nelson

Feb 14, 2017 ... In the case of Laura Nelson, it was May 2, 1911. Three men, under the eyes of Okfuskee County Deputy Sheriff George Loney, went to search the house of Laura Nelson. Laura and her husband Austin were suspected of having stolen a cow and butchered it. Austin Nelson admitted to the crime, as the meat ...

okgazette.com/2011/05/24/picture-of-horror

May 24, 2011 ... A week later, a mob of Okemah citizens transported Laura Nelson, Lawrence and her infant to a North Canadian River bridge west of town. “The woman was raped by members of the mob before she was hanged,” The Associated Press reported. Photographer George H. Farnum captured the image of two ...

www.latimes.com/la-bio-laura-nelson-staff.html

Laura J. Nelson covers transportation and mobility issues across Southern California. She was part of the team of reporters awarded the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news for coverage of the 2015 terrorist attack in San Bernardino. Before joining The Times in 2012, Nelson wrote for the Boston Globe, the Tampa Bay Times and ...

www.facebook.com/public/Laura-Nelson

View the profiles of people named Laura Nelson. Join Facebook to connect with Laura Nelson and others you may know. Facebook gives people the power to...

twitter.com/laura_nelson?lang=en

The latest Tweets from Laura J. Nelson (@laura_nelson). Los Angeles Times transportation reporter, Kansan, plant mom. laura.nelson(at)latimes(.)com. Los Angeles, CA.

vimeo.com/58316559

Jan 27, 2013 ... This video contains graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised. Artist Lashawnda Storm Crowe speaks about The Lynch Quilt. The woman on the quilt is real. Her…