Alexander, Charles C.
The Ku Klux Klan in the Southwest
. United States: University of Kentucky Press, 1965.
Excellent source on the history of the Klan. This text also provides an in-depth study of the Klan attitude.
Caughey, John W.
Their Majesties the Mob.
Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1960.
An excellent account of the evolution of lynch law in the United States.
Cutler, James Elbert, Ph.D.
. New York: Negro Universities Press, 1969.
Excellent source on lynch law. Cited by many historians researching this topic. I strongly recommend reading this book prior to using this unit.
The Challenge of the Klan
. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1924.
Excellent presentation of the history of the KKK.
McGovern, James R.
Anatomy of a Lynching; The Killing of Claude Neal
. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1982.
This work gives a vivid account of one of the most grotesque lynchings in the U.S. This lynching is credited with instigating a change in governmental policy toward lynching.
Lynching and Frame-up in Tennessee.
New York: New Century Publishers, 1946.
This text deals with lynchings that happened in Tennessee, especially the case in which the perpetrators of an act of mob violence were vindicated.
Thirty Years of Lynchings in the United States, 1889-1918 .
New York: NAACP, 1919.
This booklet provides lynching statistics from 1889-1918. It also gives 100 brief synopses of lynchings.
Raper, Arthur F., Ph.D.
The Tragedy of Lynching
. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina, 1933.
This provides an in-depth study of lynching in the U.S. This is an excellent resource on the subject.
Judge Lynch; His First Hundred Years.
New York: Biblo and Tannen Publishing Co., 1969.
This book does an excellent job discussing ‘Judge Lynch’ and the mentality of the people practiced this type of summary justice.
Blood Justice; The Lynching of Mack Charles Parker.
Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
This work gives an account of the lynching of Charles Parker. It also gives some valuable insights into lynch law. This book also contains an extensive bibliography which I found useful.
White, Alma A.M.
Klansmen: Guardians of Liberty
. New Jersey: The Good Citizen, 1926.
This book was written by female Klan member. It gives you an insight into how deranged the thinking is of the Klan.
Rope & Faggot
. New York & London: Alfred A. Knopf, 1929.
Excellent source on the mind of the lyncher and the effects of lynching on the U.S.