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James W. Loewen (1942-2021)

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Roxana

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?
Don’t Know

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 1139 0
1940 1255 0
1950 1911 3
1960
1970 1882 1
1980 1587 0
1990 1562 1
2000 1547 5
2010 1542 15
2020

Method of Exclusion

Main Ethnic Group(s)

Group(s) Excluded

  • Black

Comments

Based on census information, it is possible that Roxana is a sundown town. More information is needed.