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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.

Harvard

Illinois

Basic Information

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

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Possible
Was there an ordinance?
Sign?
Year of Greatest Interest
Still Sundown?

Census Information

The available census data from 1860 to the present
Total White Black Asian Native Hispanic Other BHshld
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900 2602 2601 1
1910
1920 3294 7
1930 2988 2
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000 7996 6097 68
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

Comments

A long time resident of the town says that he has a photograph of a KKK parade in the town around the 1930’s.