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Basic Information
Type of PlaceIndependent City or Town
Metro Area?Independent City or Town
Politics c. 1860?
Unions, Organized Labor?

Sundown Town Status
Confirmed Sundown Town?Unlikely
Year of Greatest Interest
Was there an ordinance?
Sign?
Still Sundown?Surely Not

Census Information
TotalWhiteBlackAsianNativeHispanicOtherBHshld
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
191024,709 16
1920
1930
1940
1950
196020,129 0
1970
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1990
200015,521 429

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Main Ethnic Group(s).

Group(s) Excluded
Black

Comments
A woman who grew up in Cohoes said that police would stop black people in town and ask what they were doing. If they were waiting for a bus, then the police would stay there until they got on it.
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