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Great Migration, ca. 1914-ca. 1970

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Here are entered works on the migration of African Americans from the South to the urban areas of the northern and western United States.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Negro in the City

Identifier: VAULT Case folio-E185.6-.M48-1922
Abstract Set of 44 lantern slides produced by the Committee on Conservation and Advance of the Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) that document the daily life of African Americans during the early years of the Great Migration from the rural American South, as well as outreach activities conducted by the MEC to assist them with finding work and social services. A majority of the slides show African American Methodist Episcopal church buildings in cities, such as Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, New York,...
Dates: 1922?