Chicago’s Urban League Offers Assistance to Southern Migrants
Between 1910 and 1920, as the Great Migration swept north, the African-American population in Chicago and other northern cities more than doubled. Members of established African-American communities tried to help new arrivals adjust to city life. Organizations such as the Urban League distributed cards like the ones below offering advice and assistance with housing and employment.
Creator | Chicago Urban League
Item Type | Pamphlet/Petition
Cite This document | Chicago Urban League, “Chicago’s Urban League Offers Assistance to Southern Migrants,” SHEC: Resources for Teachers, accessed January 20, 2021, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1597.