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National Archives and Records Administration [83-G-41072]

Southern Church

The church, as it had been for generations, was the cornerstone of the community: a place where people could socialize, forget their hardships, and exchange information about the new job opportunities starting to emerge from Pennsylvania to California.

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Image ID: 09_008
Title: Harmony community, Putnam Co., GA, May 28 - June 1, 1941.
Depicted: May 28 - June 1, 1941
Location: National Archives and Records Administration [83-G-41072]
Subjects: African American churches
African American preaching
African Americans -- Georgia
African Americans -- Social networks
Putnam County (Ga.)

Keywords: Churches - Southern States
Great Migration, 1940-1970
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