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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.

La Moille

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?
Don't Know
Sign?
Don’t Know
Year of Greatest Interest
Still Sundown?
Probably

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 1203 1203 0
1940
1950
1960
1970
1980
1990
2000 1156 1133 1 0
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

  • Police or Other Official Action

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

“In La Moille a friend of ours had an African American boyfriend and when he was taking a walk the police there reminded him that he should not be on the streets after sundown, and told him to either go home or be arrested.” Resident of nearby town, email, 4/2012