Illustrations
Tables
1. Black Victims of White Lynch Mobs by State, 1882–1930 59
2. Mortality from Certain Causes: Central Harlem and
Manhattan, 1925, 1937 87
3. Tuberculosis Death Rates, 1939–41 88
Figures
Manigault, Gaten, and Williams, Undertakers and Embalmers 16
Fan and diploma from the Worsham School of Mortuary
Sciences 20
A huge crowd at the funeral of Emmett Till 26
Infant’s funeral portrait 28
Infant’s funeral portrait 29
Detroit’s House of Diggs Limousines 47
Batesville Casket Company’s Kente Line 49
Scarborough and Son 53
Lynching postcard 60
Aftermath of the violence in Rosewood, Florida 63
‘‘This Is Her First Lynching’’ 66
St. Louis Globe-Democrat headline 68
Protest parade in New York City 70
Elizabeth Catlett’s linocut of a lynching scene 75
Aftermath of Philadelphia’s move massacre 77
Editorial cartoon 82
Editorial cartoon 84
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