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Page 257. " the section known as Nigger Hollow "

Each town had its own black enclaves which lay on the outskirts, separated from the central white sphere. These were crowded with crude, weather-beaten shacks and were typically known by such epithets as 'Nigger Hollow', 'Niggertown Marsh', or similar variants. Oxford, Mississippi had two such places: The Hollow and Freedman Town. The former was located along the present day University Avenue.