Primary Sources

 

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Newspaper Articles

Articles Gov Morrow Rejected Petitions File 177 (1921), Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives

“Mob Drives 200 Negroes out of Corbin.” The Courier Journal. November 1, 1919.

“Kentucky Mob Banishes Virtually All Blacks-One Is Reported Killed.” The New York Times. November 1, 1919.

“The Mob and What People Think About It.” Time Tribune Article. November 1919.

“Stabbed and Robbed on Way From Work.” The Mountain Advocate. November 7, 1919.

“27 Citizens of Corbin Indicted in Race Riot.” Times Tribune Article. February 12, 1920.

The Corbin Times. February 27, 1920.

“Sentenced 2 Years as Mob Leader.” The Courier Journal. September, 26 1920.

“City Rolls Up Carpet on the Klan’s Aims.” The Whitley Republican. May 1992.

City of Corbin Proclamation. The Times Tribune. 1992.

Oral Histories

Oral History interview with Lilian Butner by George C. Wright. January 30, 1987, Blacks in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Case File for the Indictment of Steve Rogers

Testimonies Gov Morrow Rejected Petitions Box 5 File 177 (1921), Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives

IndictmentsWhitley Circuit Steve Rogers (1920), Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives

Rejected Petition Gov Morrow File 177 (1921), Kentucky Department of Libraries and Archives