Sunday, October 10, 2010

RIOTS IN EAST SAINT LOUIS, 1917

The East St. Louis Riot (May and July 1917) was an outbreak of labor
and racially motivated violence that caused an estimated 100 deaths
and extensive property damage in the United States industrial city of
East St. Louis, Illinois, located on the east bank of the Mississippi
River across from St. Louis, Missouri.

Source:
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_St._Louis_Riot

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