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Largest Murder Trial in the History of the United States

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Title
Largest Murder Trial in the History of the United States
Collection

Military

World War I

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1917
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Military
Topics
African Americans
African-American soldiers
Armed Forces -- United States
World War, 1914-1918
Trials
Conduct of court proceedings
Murder
Texas
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Biographical/historical: Scene during Court Martial of 64 members of 24th Infantry, United States Army, on trial for mutiny and murder of 17 people at Houston Tex. Aug. 23, 1917. Trial held in Gift Chapel, [Fort] Sam Houston. Trial started - Nov. 1, 1917- [Brigadier General] George L. Hunter, presiding. [Colonel] T.A. Hull, Judge Advocate....
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 21 x 26 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b13049857
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7b4f0170-c645-012f-c2bd-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1917: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Largest Murder Trial in the History of the United States" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1917. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0a426c-cdc8-9814-e040-e00a180629e3

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Largest Murder Trial in the History of the United States" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0a426c-cdc8-9814-e040-e00a180629e3

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1917). Largest Murder Trial in the History of the United States Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e0a426c-cdc8-9814-e040-e00a180629e3

Wikipedia Citation

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Largest Murder Trial in the History of the United States