Photos of the Great Migration
January 14, 2020 8:05 AM   Subscribe

Librarians at the Library of Congress have created a new guide to finding photos of the Great Migration* contained in their extensive collection. Here’s a blog post announcing the guide.

* -- A refresher on what the Great Migration was from the LOC guide: “During the Great Migration, from about 1915 to 1970, millions of African Americans moved from southern, primarily rural areas of the United States to urban areas to the north and west. They sought better opportunities away from racial discrimination and violence in the South.”
posted by Etrigan (2 comments total) 26 users marked this as a favorite
Outstanding. thank you for this, Etrigan.
posted by Ahmad Khani at 11:06 AM on January 14

A local repository of Great Migration documents and stories in Beloit, Wisconsin, created by students at Beloit College.
posted by BrashTech at 3:38 PM on January 14

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