Red Cloud newspaper: Aug 30, 1907 Loris Higgins, alias Fred Burke, who shot and killed Mr and Mrs (Eva) Walter Copple, farmers of Rosalie, NE May 12, 1907 was lynched on the bridge one mile from the town... Higgins had arrived by train and mob of 20 masked men placed him in a wagon and took him to the bridge... The 7 Copple children witnessed the murder of their parents...The OSTLIE ARCHIVES watermark is NOT ON THE CARD----I have been having a number of people copy the images It is in GOOD CONDITION with light wear, lower left corner creasing, staple holes, marks from developing/grainy image/weaker contrast BUT A RARE SHOT OF FRONTIER/VIGILANTE JUSTICE------------SEE THE SCANS. The item "Bancroft NEBRASKA RPPC 1907 LYNCHING Lorris Higgins MURDERER Hanging from Bridge" is in sale since Sunday, August 15, 2021.
This item is in the category "Collectibles\Postcards\Real Photo". The seller is "chippewacity" and is located in Decorah, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.