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Elmer and the lynching party (finale)


Elmer Hill committed an atrocious crime in rural Russell County, Kentucky on December 8, 1908, when he grabbed 11-year-old Mamie Womack as she walked home from Mt. Olive School and took her into a wooded area where she was raped and murdered. Nannie, as Mamie was called, was found by her grandfather and a friend later that night, ending a […]

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