Unknown (Misreported)

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