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William Finney wanted poster

William Finney wanted poster

Descriptive Summary

Title: William Finney wanted poster
Creator: United States Penitentiary, Atlanta, Georgia
Dates: 1907
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 oversize_folders
Collection Number: ms4399
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

One wanted poster with a sixty-dollar reward for the arrest of William Finney. Mr. Finney was an African American man who escaped the United States Penitentiary in Atlanta, Georgia. He had been sentenced to three years and six months for robbing a post office.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[item, box, folder] William Finney wanted poster, ms4399, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Wanted posters.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Wanted poster, 1907