An Interview with John C. Becton

SUBMITTED BY:  Sarah Foster (edited by Cheri Todd Molter) Editor’s Notes: According to the information shared during T. Pat Matthew’s interview with John C. Becton [his name was misspelled “Bectom” on that record], Mr. Becton was born on October 7, 1862, near...

The Lynching of Archibald Beebe

AUTHOR:  Leisa Greathouse; edited and vetted by Cheri Todd Molter Archibald Beebe, known as Archie by relatives (even today), was born enslaved. When and where he was born is unknown. A wealthy plantation owner, Asa Beebe, bequeathed “Archy” to his young daughter...

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