Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia. Street Scene Digital History ID 2814

Greensboro, Greene County, Georgia. Street Scene

Credit: Library of Congress
Media type: photograph
Museum Number: LC-USF33-021255-M1 DLC
Annotation: In 1941, the overwhelming majority of the nation's African American population--10 of 13 million--still lived in the South, primarily in rural areas. During the war, more than one million blacks migrated to the North--twice the number during World War I--and more than two million found work in defense industries.
Year: 1941

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