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James W. Loewen (1942-2021)

We mourn the loss of our friend and colleague and remain committed to the work he began.

Glen Rose

Texas

Basic Information

Type of Place
Independent City or Town
Metro Area
Politics c. 1860?
Don’t Know
Unions, Organized Labor?
Don’t Know

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Possible
Was there an ordinance?
Don't Know
Sign?
Perhaps, Some Oral Evidence
Year of Greatest Interest
Still Sundown?
Don’t Know

Census Information

The available census data from 1860 to the present
Total White Black Asian Native Hispanic Other BHshld
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1940 1050 1050 0 0
1950
1960
1970 1554 1541 0 13 0
1980
1990
2000 2122 1933 6 8 20 325 155 2
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

  • Unknown

Main Ethnic Group(s)

  • Unknown

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

“When he took the bus home [circa 1960], the route
was through Valley Mills, Clifton, Meridian and Glen
Rose. ‘At that time, there was a sign in Glen Rose that
indicated that blacks weren’t welcome,’ he said.”
-from “Breaking Down Barriers” in the Cleburne Times
Review, February 15, 2005