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Danville Riot November 3
Original Author: Committee of Forty
Created: 1883
Medium: Book cover

Danville Riot November 3, 1883. report of Committee of Forty with Sworn Testimony of Thirty-Seven Witnesses, &C.

This is the cover of the report issued by the so-called Committee of Forty, a group of citizens chosen by city officials to investigate the Danville Riot of 1883. The committee, dominated by Democrats and including only one African American, concluded that armed African Americans had provoked the violence.

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