The Midwest Region SRS study team came up with the “architecture of erasure” concept to help the public understand the goal of the white mob to erase Black people from the land. The absence of structures is the important resource that NPS could manage if the site is added to the System.
Tell the White House: Designate Springfield as a National Monument
1908 Race Riot Memorial
1908 RACE RIOT study
Special Resource Study Civic Engagement Summary November 2022 – The National Park Service, in partnership with the Springfield NAACP, the City of Springfield, and Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS), planned and conducted outreach…
1908 RACE RIOT
In 1908, a race riot broke out in Springfield, Illinois, and lasted three days. The 1908 Race Riot led to the formation of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). WICS and WRSP New Channel 20 interviews Teresa Haley.