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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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Image ID: 1168438
Title: Typical plantation homes in the south of migrants to Chicago.
Source: The Negro in Chicago; a study of race relations and a race riot, by the Chicago Commission on Race Relations.
Name: Chicago Commission on Race Relations () - Author
Published: [1922]
Location: General Research and Reference Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: African Americans -- Housing
Plantation life
Southern States

Keywords: Great Migration, 1916-1930
Housing - South
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