Photographs of the Aftermath of the Springfield Race Riot, August 1908

From the Booth-Grunendike Collection
Archives/Special Collections, Brookens Library
University of Illinois at Springfield

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View on E Madison St.

E. Madison E. Madison

View on E. Washington St.

E. Washington

National Guard tents at the Illinois State Arsenal

Guard Tents (Arsenal)

National Guard tents on the lawn of the Illinois Statehouse

Guard Tents (Statehouse) Guard Tents (Statehouse) Guard Tents (Statehouse)

The site of the lynching of Scott Burton, Twelfth and Madison Streets

Site of Lynching of Scott Burton

National Guard troops

Guard Troops

National Guard tents

Guard Tents

National Guardsmen on the lawn of the old Springfield High School

Guards at Springfield High School

National Guardsmen wrestling in camp

Guards Wrestling
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