| Badly beaten corpse of William
Brooks, his clothes ripped and torn, a branch fastened to his left leg.
July 22, 1901, Elkins, West Virginia.
Cardmounted gelatin silver print. 4 1/4 x 5 3/4"
Printed on mount: "William Brooks, Who was lynched at Elkins, July 22, 1901, For the Murder of Chief of Police Robert Lily. While Attempting to Arrest Him. Photo by Von Allmen."