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Collection Details


Collection Name: Springfield Race Riot
Repository Name: University of Illinois, Springfield. Archives/Special Collections. Oral History Collections [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Springfield, Illinois, United States
Dates Spanned: 1971-1972
Description: Narrators recall this bloody incident in Springfield history; see also BLACK COMMUNITY PROJECT and entries in the Index under Springfield IL--Race Riot, 1908.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 2
Broad Subjects: Race Relations
ASP Subjects: African Americans; African Americans--Illinois; Community; History; Illinois; Illinois--History; Local history; Oral history; Race relations; Racism; Riots; Springfield, IL; United States
Other Subjects: Race riots; Springfield IL--Race Riot, 1908
Collection Code: OHC0000423