Peter Dancey

March 18, 1905

Summary

The Planet prints a photograph of Peter Dancey, a black man, before his hanging to demonstrate the injustice faced by black people in the criminal justice system.

Transcription

Hanged Thursday, March 16, 1905, 6:48 A. M. Photographed Wednesday, March 8th, 1905 by The Planet’s representative.
About this article

Location on Page

Upper Left Quadrant

Contributed By

Ryan Shah

Files

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Citation

“Peter Dancey,” Black Virginia: The Richmond Planet, 1894-1909, accessed June 22, 2018, http://blackvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/336.