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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division

Harlem, New York

New York's black population stood at 91,700 in 1910; within ten years, it had reached 152,400, and by the time the Great Migration was over in 1930, there were 327,700 black New Yorkers. In Detroit, the 5,740 African Americans present in 1910 grew to 40,830 in 1920, and 120,000 in 1930.

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Image ID: 1168424
Title: Within thirty seconds walk of the 135th Street branch.
Location: Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Subjects: African Americans -- New York (State) -- New York
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

Keywords: Great Migration 1916-1930 - Statistics
Harlem, New York
Population - Statistics
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