Charlie Smoke

Location(s): Blounstown, Florida

Decade: 1930s

On August 28, 1931, 18 year-old Charlie Smoke and his brother, 28 year-old Richard, were abducted from a car and lynched by a mob in Blountstown, Florida. A grand jury in Calhoun County declined to indict.

The collection includes: Charlie Smoke’s death certificate, newspaper articles, and Census records.

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