Old Timey Crimey #73: The Lawson Family Murders - "Raisins Are the Real Crime"

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Scott, Amber, and Kristy discuss the Lawson family murders of 1929, with bonus hatred for dried grapes.

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Neill Caldwell. The Stokes News. “90 Years Gone.” https://www.thestokesnews.com/news/23397/90-years-goneMurder of the Lawson Family. Wikipedia. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Murder_of_the_Lawson_familyRobert B. Waltz and David G. Engle. “Lawson Murder, The (Charlie Lawson).” The Ballad Copyright Index, Fresno State. http://www.fresnostate.edu/folklore/ballads/LF35.htmlM. Bruce Jones and Trudy J. Smith. “White Christmas, Bloody Christmas.” Brooke Cain. The News & Observer. “All in the family: Notorious NC murders that struck close to home.” https://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/article222789440.htmlWautaga Democrat & Elizabeth City, NC Independent, accessed via LOC Chronicling America. https://bit.ly/2EuJk1rhttps://medium.com/murder-mystery-and-mayhem-in-the-old-north-state/the-lawson-family-murders-229b83b4d292http://www.planetslade.com/murder-lawson-family.html https://www.news.com.au/news/secret-behind-photo-in-lawson-family-christmas-day-massacre-when-seven-people-died/news-story/080cd6dcee54a210d70098ca45dc3851 https://murderpedia.org/male.L/l/lawson-charles-davis.htm rockinghamnow.com by Susie C. Spear findagrave.com vacreeper.com

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