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Basic Information
Type of PlaceIndependent City or Town
Metro Area?Independent City or Town
Politics c. 1860?Don't Know
Unions, Organized Labor?Don't Know

Sundown Town Status
Confirmed Sundown Town?Possible
Year of Greatest Interest1922
Was there an ordinance?Yes, Written Evidence
Sign?Don't Know
Still Sundown?Don't Know

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Method of Exclusion
Police or Other Offical Action

Main Ethnic Group(s).
Unknown

Group(s) Excluded
Jewish

Comments
Information on Sharon's exclusionary policies was gleaned from Carey McWilliams 1948 book, "A Mask for Privilege". According to McWilliams, in August 1922, Sharon's "Chamber of commerce distributed a leaflet requesting property owners not to sell to Jews."
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