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California Strange Fruit: Ken Gonzales-Day's "Lynching in the West" by Anna Meliksetian

Added on by Shona Masarin.

At first sight, At Daylight the Miserable Man Was Carried to an Oak and Golden Chain, photographs by Ken Gonzales-Day, appeal to the senses as beautiful landscapes.  That aesthetic appeal is challenged, however, by the knowledge that the distinctive trees at the center of these images have something in common: bodies once hung from their branches.

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