Mark Curriden and Leroy Phillips, Jr., Contempt of Court: The Turn-of-the-Century Lynching that Launched a Hundred Years of Federalism (Faber & Faber, 1999). [This 394-page book is easily the best single source for information on the Shipp case. A review of the book: REVIEW.]

History of the Supreme Court of the United States (Vol. 8, by Owen Fiss)(Macmillan, 1993).


Transcript of Record in U. S. Supreme Court in Case of U. S. v Shipp, Docket Original No. 5. (National Archives). [1,275 pages, including evidence and legal briefs.]

Secret Service Investigative Reports Concerning the Lynching of Ed Johnson (25 reports from March 23, 1906 through October 18, 1908)(National Archives).

Newpapers and Periodicals

Selected Issues: Atlanta Independent, Chattanooga Times, Chattanooga News, Knoxvllie Journal, Nashville Banner, Voice of the People (Atlanta).


"1906 Tennessee Conviction Overturned," AP News (Feb. 25, 2000).