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

Miles V. Lynk, The Negro Pictorial Review: A Visual Narrative of the Negro's Glorious Part in the World's Greatest War (Memphis, Tenn.: Twentieth Century Art Co., 1919)

Industrial Workers in Virginia

African-American southerners were often more likely to have been trained as skilled workers than black people in the North. However, because of union restrictions and discrimination, they did not always find jobs in their specialty and had to accept unskilled work.

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