A WOMAN WAS LYNCHED THE OTHER DAY... Texas Southern University Museum, Houston, TX

A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
13, Mildrey Brown – Columbia, S.C.<br> Charge: poisoning a white infant Her hanging was based on circumstantial evidence and was never proven.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
13, Mildrey Brown – Columbia, S.C.
Charge: poisoning a white infant Her hanging was based on circumstantial evidence and was never proven.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
Jennie Steers – Shreveport, LA<br> Charge: murder, July 25, 1903 Accused of killing 16-year-old Elizabeth Dolan with a glass of poisoned lemonade.<br> She rejected a confession and was hanged.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
Jennie Steers – Shreveport, LA
Charge: murder, July 25, 1903 Accused of killing 16-year-old Elizabeth Dolan with a glass of poisoned lemonade.
She rejected a confession and was hanged.
17, nameless – near Wagner, Oklahoma<br> Charge: unknown, 1914 Raped and lynched by two drunken white men.   After two white men entered her parents’ house unannounced, in her defense, her brother shot one of the assailants and the other escaped. Failing to find her brother, local authorities arrested her and she was hanged.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
17, nameless – near Wagner, Oklahoma
Charge: unknown, 1914 Raped and lynched by two drunken white men. After two white men entered her parents’ house unannounced, in her defense, her brother shot one of the assailants and the other escaped. Failing to find her brother, local authorities arrested her and she was hanged.
17, nameless – near Wagner, Oklahoma<br> Charge: unknown, 1914 Raped and lynched by two drunken white men.   After two white men entered her parents’ house unannounced, in her defense, her brother shot one of the assailants and the other escaped. Failing to find her brother, local authorities arrested her and she was hanged.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
17, nameless – near Wagner, Oklahoma
Charge: unknown, 1914 Raped and lynched by two drunken white men. After two white men entered her parents’ house unannounced, in her defense, her brother shot one of the assailants and the other escaped. Failing to find her brother, local authorities arrested her and she was hanged.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
nameless, Jackson, Tennessee<br> Charge: killing her owner’s wife with rat poisoning, 1886 She was dragged to jail, stripped naked and lynched in a public courthouse. It was later discovered that the slave owner actually killed his wife.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
nameless, Jackson, Tennessee
Charge: killing her owner’s wife with rat poisoning, 1886 She was dragged to jail, stripped naked and lynched in a public courthouse. It was later discovered that the slave owner actually killed his wife.
Mary Turner, Valdosta, GA, 1918<br> Charge:  Eight months pregnant, Turner and her child were murdered after she publicly denounced the extrajudicial killing of her husband by a mob. She was hunted down by the mob and subsequently caught and was doused with gasoline and set on fire, hanging upside down. While still alive, Mary’s abdomen was ripped open with a knife and her prematurely born baby’s head was crushed with the heal of a man’s shoe and hundreds of bullets fired into her body afterwards.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
Mary Turner, Valdosta, GA, 1918
Charge: Eight months pregnant, Turner and her child were murdered after she publicly denounced the extrajudicial killing of her husband by a mob. She was hunted down by the mob and subsequently caught and was doused with gasoline and set on fire, hanging upside down. While still alive, Mary’s abdomen was ripped open with a knife and her prematurely born baby’s head was crushed with the heal of a man’s shoe and hundreds of bullets fired into her body afterwards.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.
  • A Woman Was Lynched The Other Day..., 1998-2001
  • Southern University Museum, Houston, TX
A Woman Was Lynched the Other Day…, is a harrowing take of the rarely undocumented history of black women and young girls who were lynched on American soil. Layered with natural elements, garments, found objects, text, and audio, Lynched... weaves together a narrative and interactive installation.