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Now, when this lynching happened they
were really afraid. Now, I can remember this, that they were
so afraid, a lot of them from Duluth went over to Superior
side, left their homes. They were so afraid to stay in their
homes. And I was told some of them hit the bay out there and
went right across, they didn’t look for dry land, they
were so afraid. They kept themselves hidden from being seen,
you know, out in the streets. They were afraid to go out.
They were even afraid to go out. But later the laws of the
city here and the different officials said there wouldn’t
be any more lynchings. They kind of got them where they would
have more confidence that they could come back to their homes.
But they were really shook up there at that time.