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Although over a million African-American men and women served during World War II, they continued to experience discrimination in the armed forces. In addition to being relegated to segregated combat units, often in service-and-supply capacities, [...]
Two photographs from 1941 show the glaring contrast between so-called "separate but equal" schools in Greene County, Georgia. In this first photograph, white children examine glass-encased butterflies in a well-lit, modern classroom. (See related [...]
Two photographs from 1941 show the glaring contrast between so-called "separate but equal" schools in Greene County, Georgia. In this photograph, black students must make do with antiquated, ramshackle facilities and, according to the original [...]
Photographers working for the Farm Security Administration Historical Section (later transferred to the Office of War Information) were encouraged to document continuity and change in many aspects of life in America during the years the unit was in [...]
This worksheet helps students analyze three primary sources as part of the activity "African American Workers: Conflict on the Homefront."