Women Vigilantes of 1913


There's a lot more to this story, including many pictures, fascinatingly recounted here.
Posted By: Paul - Sat Jan 19, 2013
Category: Vigilante Justice, 1910s, Women

Sounds like they mostly just humiliated the husband nationally by publicising a private affair. Also, the incident just brought about what the wife and her lover wanted much more quickly.
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/19/13 at 07:43 AM
If you have a look at the photos on the site you'll see that Volo was still, pretty much, a one horse (as seen in the photo) town and, even though Chicago has all but enveloped it today I'll lay odds that Volo was a long way from any formal 'justice' back then.

We could use some more of this 'frontier justice' today.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/19/13 at 10:14 AM
I have been there many times Expat - I don't think they even got that first horse yet!
Posted by Wayne in Wildwood on 01/21/13 at 05:35 PM
Look, Wayne, there's 1 (one) horse in the picture!
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/21/13 at 10:57 PM
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