Black Quotidian: Everyday History in African-American NewspapersMain MenuIntroductionAfrican-American Newspapers & Everyday Black HistoryProject Motivation, Methodology, and Scholarly ContributionWomen in African-American NewspapersBlack History 365Popular PostsMatthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a
July 11, 1914
1media/PT 7-11-1914.jpg2016-07-11T06:29:52+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378a3853plain2016-07-11T06:36:05+00:00Matthew F. Delmont01529ec942d3dadc44eb5d89f6fd4cc939ac378aOn July 11, 1914, the Philadelphia Tribune reported that "a riotous mob of more than a thousand people, all of whom are white, placed in jeopardy the lives of five Afro-Americans; broke all windows, and in various other ways partly destroyed the property of Mrs. Mary E. Montague, 1904 N. St. Bernard St., West Philadelphia." The trouble began the day that Mrs. Montague and her family took possession of the home in a neighborhood "In which it seems Afro-Americans are not wanted." (Click to view article PDF).
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