Illinois congressman Arthur W. Mitchell was ordered to move to the Jim Crow car of the train once it entered Arkansas.
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Laws & Citizen Rights, Racism & Racial Identity
Three hundred twenty-two inmates were killed in a fire at the Ohio State Penitentiary.
Themes: Criminal Justice & Incarceration
Stonemasons and other construction workers protested for an eight-hour workday.