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Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Chapters 1. "Alert, Pushing and Rich": The Setting of the Waco Horror 2. "Active for Good": The Beginnings of the NAACP 3. "Yours in a Glorious Cause": The Investigator 4. Prelude to a Lynching: "Slogan Is Harmony and Efficiency" 5. "An Exciting Occurrence": The Lynching 6. "Enough to Make the Devil Gasp": How Could This Happen? 7. "The News Will Go Far": The Immediate Aftermath 8. "Who is She; a Detective?": The Investigation 9. "Inject Lynching into the Public Mind": The Follow-up Reaction 10. "Sheriff Stegall Is Prepared to Defend the Jail": Change Comes at Last to Waco Epilogue: "One of the Best Vote-Getters the County Ever Saw" Notes Bibliography Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Lynching -- Texas -- Waco -- History -- 20th century.
Murder -- Texas -- Waco -- History -- 20th century.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Race relations.