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Number 08: They did not always leave because they were promised work in the North. Many of them left because of Southern conditions, one of them being great floods that ruined the crops.

Number 08: They did not always leave because they were promised work in the North. Many of them left because of Southern conditions, one of them being great floods that ruined the crops.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 10: They were very poor.

Number 10: They were very poor.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 12: The railroad stations were at times so overpacked with people leaving that special guards had to be called to keep order.

Number 12: The railroad stations were at times so overpacked with people leaving that special guards had to be called to keep order.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 14: Among the social conditions that existed which was partly the cause of the migration was the injustice done to the Negroes in the courts.

Number 14: Among the social conditions that existed which was partly the cause of the migration was the injustice done to the Negroes in the courts.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 16: Although the Negro was used to lynching, he found this an opportune time for him to leave where one had occured.

Number 16: Although the Negro was used to lynching, he found this an opportune time for him to leave where one had occured.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 18: The migration gained in momentum.

Number 18: The migration gained in momentum.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 20: In many of the communities the Negro press was read continually because of its attitude and its encouragement of the movement.

Number 20: In many of the communities the Negro press was read continually because of its attitude and its encouragement of the movement.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 22: Another of the social causes of the migrants' leaving was that at times they did not feel safe, or it was not the best thing to be found on the streets late at night...

Number 22: Another of the social causes of the migrants' leaving was that at times they did not feel safe, or it was not the best thing to be found on the streets late at night...

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 24: Child labor and a lack of education was one of the other reasons for people wishing to leave their homes.

Number 24: Child labor and a lack of education was one of the other reasons for people wishing to leave their homes.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 26: And people all over the South began to discuss this great movement.

Number 26: And people all over the South began to discuss this great movement.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 28: The labor agent who had been sent south by northern industry was a very familiar person in the Negro counties.

Number 28: The labor agent who had been sent south by northern industry was a very familiar person in the Negro counties.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 30: In every home people who had not gone North met and tried to decide if they should go North or not.

Number 30: In every home people who had not gone North met and tried to decide if they should go North or not.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 32: The railroad stations in the South were crowded with people leaving for the North.

Number 32: The railroad stations in the South were crowded with people leaving for the North.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 34: The Negro press was also influential in urging the people to leave the South.

Number 34: The Negro press was also influential in urging the people to leave the South.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 36: In Chicago and other cities they labored in the steel mills

Number 36: In Chicago and other cities they labored in the steel mills

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 38: They also worked in large numbers on the railroad.

Number 38: They also worked in large numbers on the railroad.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 40

Number 40

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Date: 1949
Creator: Bess, Forest Clemenger
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Number 40: The migrants arrived in great numbers.

Number 40: The migrants arrived in great numbers.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 42: Sometimes the [labor] agents disguised themselves to avoid arrest, but the migrants were often taken from railroad stations and jailed until the trains departed

Number 42: Sometimes the [labor] agents disguised themselves to avoid arrest, but the migrants were often taken from railroad stations and jailed until the trains departed

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 44: Living conditions in the North were better.

Number 44: Living conditions in the North were better.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 46: Industries attempted to board their labor in quarters that were oftentimes very unhealthy. Labor camps were numerous.

Number 46: Industries attempted to board their labor in quarters that were oftentimes very unhealthy. Labor camps were numerous.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 48: Housing for the Negroes was a very difficult problem.

Number 48: Housing for the Negroes was a very difficult problem.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 50: Race riots were very numerous all over the North because of the antagonism that was caused between the Negro and white workers.

Number 50: Race riots were very numerous all over the North because of the antagonism that was caused between the Negro and white workers.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Number 52: One of the largest race riots occured in East Saint Louis.

Number 52: One of the largest race riots occured in East Saint Louis.

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Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Lawrence, Jacob
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Contributing Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design