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  • Date contains "1906"

January 6, 1906

"Whitecaps” in Texas brutally murder Asa Flood and his wife.

January 6, 1906

An ad for the Grand Lodge of Virginia describes how the men built a lodge based upon charity and friendship.

January 6, 1906

The bank publicizes the unprecedented success of the clearings in only its fourth year of business.

January 6, 1906

The Planet provides instruction on how one should accept, decline, or offer thanks when given an invitation.

January 13, 1906

A union in Nashville organizes a transportation system that defies the Jim Crow streetcar laws.

January 13, 1906

Farmers discover that otherwise useless land along road sides can be cultivated for crop growing.

January 13, 1906

A young “negro” in Suffolk, Virignia, is brutally punished for a minor crime as an “example” to the rest of the African American people.

January 13, 1906

Attorneys and black community members protest the Jim Crow streetcar laws. The Planet urges the boycott: “Every time you want to ride on a street car put five cents in a bank and at the close of the year, count the fund and see how happy you will…

January 20, 1906

The Richmond Times Dispatch declares that President Roosevelt should not appoint “Negroes” to Federal office in southern states.

January 20, 1906

A Philadelphia paper preaches that any worker practicing temperance is better fit for a job than anyone who drinks.
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