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Title
The "Night-Rider" trials in Tennessee
Collection

Wallach Division Picture Collection

Trials -- United States

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1909
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Shelf locator: PC TRI-US
Topics
Thomas, Theodore, 1835-1905
Judicial proceedings -- United States
Judges -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Judicial proceedings -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
juries -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Lawyers -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Night Riders (Group) -- 1900-1909
Burton, Tid
Prisoners -- Tennessee -- 1900-1909
Ferriner, Frank
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Printed on border: "Attorney-General D. J. Caldwell, the prosecutor ; Judge J. E. Jones, presiding at the trial ; Hon. R. A. Pierce, chief counsel for the defence ; The Lake County posse at Camp Nemo. Judge Harris, owner of Reelfoot Lake, is seated in the front row between his sisters ; Tid Burton, on trial as a leader of the night riders ; Three prominent prisoners being escorted through the town of Union City, Tennessee, under military guard. They had been brought in from Camp Nemo ; Frank Ferriner, night rider and star witness for the prosecution ; Habeas corpus proceedings held before Judge Jones. Attorney-General Caldwell is in the centre with his eyeglasses showing against his waistcoat ; The trial jury for the cases of the night riders charged with the murder of Captain Rankin at Reelfoot Lake." Written on border: "Jan. 16, 1909" Image torn.
Source note: Harper's weekly : a journal of civilization. (New York : Harper' s Weekly Co., 1857-1916).
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b17513732
Barcode: 33333159462130
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 12c5ea80-c565-012f-0a01-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1909: Issued
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The "Night-Rider" trials in Tennessee" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "The "Night-Rider" trials in Tennessee" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 25, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1909). The "Night-Rider" trials in Tennessee Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e1-0d2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The "Night-Rider" trials in Tennessee