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Reproduced with permission from Ebony/Johnson Publishing Company.

Ebony, August 1971

Retirement Years

Retirees are part of the return migration. Earnest Smith and his wife, Viola, feed their sixty chickens outside their home in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Smith and his wife moved back to Mississippi in 1970 after more than twenty-five years on Chicago's West Side.

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Image ID: 1248938
Title: Earnest Smith and wife Viola.
Source: [Ebony magazine.]
Name: Johnson Publishing Company () - Copyright Holder
Depicted: August 1971
Location: Reproduced with permission from Ebony/Johnson Publishing Company.
Subjects: African American families
Chickens -- Breeding
Retirees
Vicksburg (Miss.)

Keywords: Mississippi
Old Age
Return South Migration
Smith, Earnest and Viola
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