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The New Orleans "Mafia" Trial: 1891

Suggestion For Further Reading

Asbury, Herbert J. The French Quarter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1936.

Coxe, John E. "The New Orleans Mafia Incident," Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Vol. 20 (1937) 1067-1110.

Gambino, Richard. Vendetta: A true story of the worst lynching in America, the mass-murder of Italian-Americans in New Orleans in 1891, the vicious motivation behind it, and the tragic repercussions that linger to this day. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, & Co. 1977.

Karlin, J. Alexander. "New Orleans Lynchings in 1891 and the American Press," Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Vol. 24 (1941): 187-204.

Kendall, John S. "Who Killa de Chief?" Louisiana Historical Quarterly, Vol. 22 (1939): 492-530.

"The Mafia and What Led to the Lynching," Harper's IVeekly, Vol. 35 (March 28, 1891): 602-612.

Saxon, Lyle, et al. Gumbo Ya-Ya. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1945.

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