List of Birmingham homicides in 1922

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This is a List of Birmingham homicides in 1922. It includes homicide cases occurring within the city limits during the calendar year. Note that not all homicides are ultimately ruled to be murder in courts of law.

According to Kenneth Barnhart's survey of Jefferson County Board of Health statistics, Birmingham had 112 homicides in 1922, a rate of 49.1 per 100,000 population. Of those, 31 victims were white (25.7 per 100,000) and 81 were Black (104.8 per 100,000).




  • Birmingham News reports accessed at the microfilm room of the Birmingham Public Library
  • Barnhart, Kenneth E. (July 1932) "Negro homicides in the United States." Opportunity. Vol. 10, No. 7, pp. 212–214

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