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TARRING & FEATHERING, 1918.
J. Edgar Ross, a beekeeper, lying on the ground after being tarred and feathered by a mob in Brawley, California, 3 October 1918. The mob was acting on behalf of local political interests whom Ross had publicly accused of corruption.
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JOSEPH SMITH (1805-1844).
American founder of the Mormon church. The tarring and feathering of Joseph Smith by an anti-Mormon mob at Kirkland, Ohio, 24 March 1832. Wood engraving, American, 1853.
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TARRING & FEATHERING, 1918.
J. Edgar Ross, a beekeeper, lying on the ground (lower left) after being tarred and feathered by a mob in Brawley, California, 3 October 1918. The sign on the tree refers to Ross' refusal to purchase Liberty Bonds from a local committee which he alleged was controlled by corrupt interests.
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TARRING & FEATHERING, 1773.
'The Bostonians Paying the Excise Man, or Tarring & Feathering.' American edition of an English mezzotint satire, 1774, on the treatment given to John Malcom, an unpopular Commissioner of Customs at Boston.