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).