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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.

Meredosia

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?
Don't Know
Sign?
Don’t Know
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
1930
1940
1950
1960
1970 1178 1
1980 1272 0
1990 1134 1130 1 3
2000
2010
2020

Method of Exclusion

  • Unknown

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

Champaign resident’s grandfather grew up here, said black people lived in the area but took care to leave before dark, she thought because they had to do so.