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"Is It A Boycott?'- Jim Crow

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Title "Is It A Boycott?'- Jim Crow
Date 4/30/1907
Item Type Newspaper (article)
Publication Wilmington Star
Description Article describing the decline in African American patronage of street cars following the enactment of the Jim Crow law segregating that mode of transportation. Notes that this reaction was not expected but that the boycott is probably only temporary, as it was when the law was enacted in Virginia.
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Repository Reaves Collection
Courtesy New Hanover Public Library