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Negro Homes Burned by Rioters Sprinfield Race War Aug-08 by Postcard - 1908 - from McBlain Books and

Negro Homes Burned by Rioters Sprinfield Race War Aug-08

by Postcard

Condition: Fair

1908. Postcard. Fair. Unused. Real Photo Postcard. Title printed in white in narrow dark border at bottom of photo. Photo side has lost four bits of the rather dark image. Detail in photo is not sharp and clear. Shows a soldier walking in front of the charred remnants of a burned home. The Springfield Riot developed after the sheriff removed two African American prisoners from the jail and sent them to Bloomington, Illinois to prevent mob violence. Two African Americans (one of whom was lynched) and five whites died during the riot. About two dozen businesses and three or four dozen homes were destroyed.

  • Bookseller: McBlain Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 82603
  • Title: Negro Homes Burned by Rioters Sprinfield Race War Aug-08
  • Author: Postcard
  • Format/binding:Postcard
  • Book condition: Used - Fair
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Date published: 1908


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