Robeson's First Indian Dies in Gas Chamber ; Lumberton Negro Also Is Put to Death

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779
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“Robeson’s First Indian Dies in Gas Chamber; Lumberton Negro Also Is Put to Death.” Robesonian 7 July 1939: 1.

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Bricey Hammonds, for killing a prison camp guard. 221 people had been executed since the chamber’s installation in 1910. Alfred Caper was the 180th Negro executed.

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