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Hanging, the Electric Chair, and Death Penalty Reform in the Early Twentieth-Century South

Miller, Vivien

Authors

VIVIEN MILLER VIVIEN.MILLER@NOTTINGHAM.AC.UK
Professor of American History



Contributors

Amy Louise Wood
Editor

Natalie J. Ring
Editor

Abstract

This chapter focuses on the transition from hanging to electrical execution in Florida and the changing role of the sheriff as executioner in the 1920s.

Online Publication Date Apr 22, 2019
Publication Date Apr 22, 2019
Deposit Date Jan 20, 2022
Publisher University of Illinois Press
Book Title Crime and Punishment in the Jim Crow South
Chapter Number 8
ISBN 9780252042409
Public URL https://nottingham-repository.worktribe.com/output/1603511
Publisher URL https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/?id=p084195