July 23, 1917
The unknown victim was likely Charles Jones, lynched for allegedly entering the room of a white woman.
Some of the information below was misreported.
City: Elysian Fields, Texas
County: Harrison County
Race or Ethnicity of Victim: Black
Gender of Victim: Male
Age of Victim: Unknown
Alleged Crime: Entering white woman's room
Manner of Death: Hanged
Source of Information: Tuskegee Institute, NAACP 30 Years of Lynching