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[External Resource] Before the Needles: The History of Executions in America Before Lethal Injection

URL: http://users.bestweb.net/~rg/execution.htm
Title: [External Resource] Before the Needles: The History of Executions in America Before Lethal Injection
Creator: Gallagher, Rob
Description: This site describes the history of executions in America before the use of lethal injection. It lists executions by state, race, age, crime committed, method used, and whether it was a federal or state, or military execution. It also discusses illegal executions, such as lynching. The site's information was developed from the National Science Foundation funded project, "Executions in the United States, 1608-1987: The ESPY File", Espy, M. Watt, and John Ortiz Smykla, Principal Investigators.
Type: Website
Date: 2002-
Contributor: Rob Gallagher
 

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