Image ID
ICHi-030315
Headline
Beginning of the Chicago Race Riot, 1919
Title (of Artwork/Object)
The Negro In Chicago, Race Riot Images, Beginning of the riot, Whites and Negros Leaving Twenty-Ninth Street Beach After the Drowning of Eugene Williams
Date Depicted
July 27, 1919
Date Created
July 27, 1919
Creator
Chicago Commission on Race Relations
Creator Role
author
Artwork/Object Depicted
Halftones
Copyright Notice
No known copyright restrictions.
Credit Line
Chicago History Museum, ICHi-030315
Inventory Number
CH-00460; 1964.1048; F38JN .N3I2
Storage Location
Library
Max Pixels - Height
3935
Max Pixels - Width
5984
KEYWORDS
Chicago (Ill.)
1910-1919
1919
Race relations
Race riots
Race riot, 1919
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beginning of the chicago race riot 1919

A large crowd of people assembled at the 29th Street beach after Eugene Williams was stoned by a group of white men, Chicago, Illinois, July 27, 1919.

A large crowd of people assembled at the 29th Street beach after Eugene Williams was stoned by a group of white men, Chicago, Illinois, July 27, 1919.