Killing of Alice Brown in Arkansas in 1947


Case summary

Alice Brown (1890 - 1947), a domestic worker, was killed by Sadie Tullous in Desha County, Arkansas. Alice's husband, Will Brown, in a letter to the NAACP, wrote that while he and his wife were working in a field, Tullous, a white woman, came out and fatally shot Alice Brown. Tullous does not appear to have been prosecuted for the killing.


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Date of incident: 1947-07-01
Location: Winchester, Drew County, Arkansas
Location type: victim's workplace
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