Tag Archives: Brownsville incident

May 5, 1908

  Above, an update in the Brownsville incident … Below, arson destroys a "spite house" next to 1712 W. Adams … Ministers of the First Christian Church help raise money toward a legal test case on the Bible in public … Continue reading

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April 21, 1908

Below, an update in the saga of some "Hearstlings" who stole pictures of the Great White Fleet to be published in the Examiner … Note the story about the 1906 Brownsville, Texas, incident in which African American troops of the … Continue reading

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