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Causes of the Chicago Race Riot of 1919

In eight pages this paper discusses possible causes of the 1919 race riot in Chicago in a consideration of housing and job inadequacies, black soldiers returning from the war and attitudes about them, the 'Great Migration,' and the death of Eugene Williams. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

File: LM1_TLC1919Riot.rtf

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