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rising_sun_news_1900_s [2012/09/06 15:35]
bstriker [17 January 1903]
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hdelaney [Related Articles]
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   * In another article, details of the 4 day riot in Evansville emerge. ​ It was brought on by a black man shooting a policeman. ​ He was taken to prison, where 2000 armed whites later congregated – he was hustled off to another location.   * In another article, details of the 4 day riot in Evansville emerge. ​ It was brought on by a black man shooting a policeman. ​ He was taken to prison, where 2000 armed whites later congregated – he was hustled off to another location.
   * From Linton, Ind, in same edition – whites chased 8 blacks out of town.  They had come there to help prepare & serve a meal to the Elks Club, but had to leave in the middle of dinner under an armed guard. ​ For the past seven years, no black has been able to live in Linton because they were once used as strikebreakers for local coal company. ​ The blacks were from Terre Haute.  ​   * From Linton, Ind, in same edition – whites chased 8 blacks out of town.  They had come there to help prepare & serve a meal to the Elks Club, but had to leave in the middle of dinner under an armed guard. ​ For the past seven years, no black has been able to live in Linton because they were once used as strikebreakers for local coal company. ​ The blacks were from Terre Haute.  ​
-===== Related ​Articles ​=====+===== Related ​Topics ​=====
   * [[african-americans|More information regarding African-Americans in Boone County]]   * [[african-americans|More information regarding African-Americans in Boone County]]
   * [[Boone_county|Boone County History]]   * [[Boone_county|Boone County History]]
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