"Pantaloon in Black", 252 (Event)

Page Number: 
252
Order within Page: 
3
First 8-10 words of event: 
the sheriff's deputy who had been officially in charge
Page Event Ends: 
252
Era: 
The Depression (1930-1940)
Characters Mentioned: 
Narrative Status: 
Narrated
Date: 
Sunday, August 4, 1940 to Saturday, August 31, 1940
Summary: 

At the end of the day on which he found Rider's lynched body, the deputy sheriff tries to tell his wife what happened. He begins by characterizing "them damn niggers" as not "human"; his wife expresses her disinterest in the story (252).

Chronological Order: 
30.00
Keywords: 
Marriage, Race, Racism, Cooking
Indeterminate Date Range: 
12026

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