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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.

Howard County

Indiana

Basic Information

Type of Place
County
Metro Area
Politics c. 1860?
Don’t Know
Unions, Organized Labor?
Don’t Know

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Don’t Know
Was there an ordinance?
Don't Know
Sign?
Don’t Know
Year of Greatest Interest
1901
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 12,515 165
1870 304
1880 404
1890 26,186 506
1900 28,575 546
1910 33,177 490
1920 43,965 913
1930 46,696 1,329
1940
1950 54,498 1,532
1960 69,509 2,598
1970
1980
1990
2000 84,964 5,563
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

  • Violent Expulsion
  • Threat of Violence

Main Ethnic Group(s)

  • Unknown

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

In 1923, “Klonvocation,” in an outdoor tent, drew
16,000. (M. William Lutholtz, Grand Dragon (W.
Lafayette: Purdue UP, 1991), 61.)