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David Wharton [2538-5]

Family Matters

The most often cited explanation for return is related to family. In a 1973 survey, more than half of the respondents named kinship or family as the primary reason for moving to the South. Here, cousins from North and South gather at a family reunion in Mississippi.

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Image ID: 11_003
Title: Family reunion; Cousins sharing secrets; Lafayette County, Mississippi, 2001.
Source: David Wharton.
Name: Wharton, David () - Photographer
Depicted: 2001
Location: David Wharton [2538-5]
Subjects: African American children
Family reunions
Lafayette County (Miss.)

Keywords: Family
Mississippi
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