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Basic Information
Type of PlaceIndependent City or Town
Metro Area?0
Politics c. 1860?Don't Know
Unions, Organized Labor?Don't Know

Sundown Town Status
Confirmed Sundown Town?Possible
Year of Greatest Interest
Was there an ordinance?Don't Know
Sign?Don't Know
Still Sundown?Surely Not

Census Information
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Method of Exclusion
Zoning;Unknown

Main Ethnic Group(s).
Unknown

Group(s) Excluded
Black;Jewish

Comments
From Carey McWilliams, A Mask for Privilege (New Brunswick: Transaction, 1999 [1948]), 6-7: In 1887, Alice H. Rhine wrote "Race Prejudice at Summer Resorts," "'This prejudice ... is a new feature in the New World. Only within the present decade has there been an anti-Jewish sentiment openly displayed in the United States.' From Saratoga Springs [1877 incident], Miss Rhine found that the practice of excluding Jews had spread throughout the Catskills and Adirondacks..."
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