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Photos from the archive: The 1917 East St. Louis race riots

Photos from the archive: The 1917 East St. Louis race riots

From the Read the Post-Dispatch coverage of the East St. Louis riot series
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Historical photos from the 1917 race riots in East St. Louis.

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Twelve Companies of Militia Gain Control of Situation After All-Night Rioting and Man - Hunting Three White Men Lose Lives. Guardsmen Patroling the City, and Adjutant-General Believes Military Force Is Ample. Blacks Shot in Their Burning Homes or as They Fled From Them; Others Killed in the Street. 

Mob's utter brutality a striking feature of East St. Louis rioting

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