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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, General Research and Reference Division

The Chicago Commission on Race Relations, The Negro in Chicago: A Study of Race Relations and a Race Riot (Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1922)

Out of the South

The migration was a watershed in the history of African America. As late as 19l0, seven million African Americans resided in the South, while fewer than one million lived in all other regions of the country combined.

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