Killing of Hollie Appleberry in Mississippi in 1930


Case summary

Hollie Appleberry, 22, was killed by a group of men in 1930 in Kemper County, Mississippi. Appleberry, who was hung, may have been the third suspect accused of robbing $45 from a white couple. Two other men, Pig Lockett and Holly White, were lynched on the same day as Appleberry. An essay on this case, researched and authored by a CRRJ student, is available on request.


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Perpetrator group type: mob

Date of incident: 1930-09-10
Location: Wahalak, Kemper County, Mississippi
Location type: unknown - rural
Allegation against victim: robbing a white couple

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