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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.

Lyons

Illinois

Basic Information

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

Sundown Town Status

Confirmed Sundown Town?
Probable
Was there an ordinance?
Yes, Strong Oral Tradition
Sign?
Yes, Strong Oral Tradition
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
1910
1920 2564 0
1930 4787 0
1940 4960 0
1950 6120 0
1960 9936 1
1970 11124 1
1980
1990 9828 9128 8
2000 10255 103
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

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