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James W. Loewen (1942-2021)

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Alba

Texas

Basic Information

Type of Place
Independent City or Town
Metro Area
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Surely
Was there an ordinance?
Sign?
Don’t Know
Year of Greatest Interest
1990
Still Sundown?

Census Information

The available census data from 1860 to the present
Total White Black Asian Native Hispanic Other BHshld
1860
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Method of Exclusion

  • Unknown

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

Some say Alba was not named Alba to connote that it was for whites only but they admit that others believe that, so the name has taken on that connotation.