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David Wharton [2580-4]

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Bolivar County, Mississippi, is one of the rural areas of the South benefiting from the return migration of African Americans. Rural churches were among the strongest institutions for African-American communities that were affected by agricultural decline, economic hardship, and out-migration.

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Image ID: 11_005
Title: Speeding pickup and church; Bolivar County, Mississippi, 2001.
Source: David Wharton.
Name: Wharton, David () - Photographer
Depicted: 2001
Location: David Wharton [2580-4]
Subjects: African Americans -- Mississippi
Bolivar County (Miss.)
Church buildings
Pickup trucks

Keywords: Churches
Mississippi
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