This Day In Maywood History (April 4, 1968): “Suburbs Spared Major Disorder”

    Friday, April 4, 1968 On this day in 1968, Maywood and surrounding communities were engulfed in the national wave of shock and grief following the assassination of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., but the western suburbs experienced very little of the massive rioting and social disruption that had swept cities across America. Through looking at microfilm Proviso Herald archives stored in the Maywood Public … Continue reading This Day In Maywood History (April 4, 1968): “Suburbs Spared Major Disorder”