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Map of Migration Routes Followed by African Americans During the Great Migration

Between 1910 and 1930, more than one million African Americans moved out of the South to cities in the North, Midwest, and West. They sought economic opportunity, freedom from racial segregation, and safety from lynching and other kinds of racist violence.

Source | In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, http://www.inmotionaame.org/gallery/detail.cfm?migration=8&topic=10&id=8_003M&type=map&page=
Creator | Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Item Type | Map
Cite This document | Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, “Map of Migration Routes Followed by African Americans During the Great Migration,” HERB: Resources for Teachers, accessed June 17, 2019, https://herb.ashp.cuny.edu/items/show/1887.

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