Transcripts of the Hearings of the House Select Committee That Investigated the Race Riots in East St. Louis, Illinois, 1917Microform - 1917
This collection reproduces the transcripts of the hearings of the House Select Committee that investigated the causes of the race riots that occurred in East St. Louis, Ill., on May 28 and July 2, 1917.The riots resulted in the virtual suspension of commerce between neighboring states Illinois and Missouri, the committee that conducted the investigation was formally called the House Select Committee to Investigate Conditions in Illinois and Missouri Interfering with Interstate Commerce Between These States. The transcripts are arranged chronologically and consideration of the interstate commerce issue precedes discussions of other aspects of the riots.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Archives and Records Service, 1917.
Characteristics: 23 volumes : illustrations