In a field northeast of Fayette, Mo., Frank Embree stood before a mob moments before he was to be lynched in 1899.
In a field northeast of Fayette, Mo., Frank Embree stood before a mob moments before he was to be lynched in 1899. Photo courtesy of Allen-Littlefield Collection at Emory University/Without Sanctuary (Twin Palms Publishers).
In a field northeast of Fayette, Mo., Frank Embree stood before a mob moments before he was to be lynched in 1899. Photo courtesy of Allen-Littlefield Collection at Emory University/Without Sanctuary (Twin Palms Publishers).

We’re taking down lots of monuments these days. But here’s one we should add

September 07, 2017 5:59 PM