German immigrant in Collinsville was the first lynched on US soil during WWI

German immigrant Robert Prager was dragged out of his Collinsville home and lynched by an angry mob in 1918. The city is telling his story at its history museum.
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German immigrant Robert Prager was dragged out of his Collinsville home and lynched by an angry mob in 1918. The city is telling his story at its history museum.

They couldn't find any tar, so a drunken mob lynched a German immigrant instead

April 18, 2018 02:31 PM