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Historical Museum of Southern Florida/Ralph M. Munroe Collection [392E]

Bahamians in Florida

Until the abolition of slavery in the British colonies in 1834, most Caribbeans who entered the United States did so involuntarily. But by the mid-nineteenth century Caribbean immigrants started to make their way to America by choice. The movement accelerated at the turn at the twentieth century.

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Image ID: 1225931
Title: Nat Simpson and Alive Burrows.
Source: Ralph M. Munroe Collection.
Location: Historical Museum of Southern Florida/Ralph M. Munroe Collection [392E]
Subjects: Bahamians -- United States
Blacks -- Caribbean Area
Florida
Immigrants -- United States
Men -- Clothing and dress
Women -- Clothing and dress
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