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Dorothea Lange - Thirteen-year old sharecropper boy near Americus, Georgia, 1937.jpg
African American boy behind a plow in rural Georgia, from 1937

In this map, the red highlighted section is Lee County Georgia circa 1900.

This is a map of the Georgia counties in 1890.

Boll Weevil.JPG
This article argues that the Boll Weevil is not responsible for the Black Exodus from the south but rather, people came up north for economic reasons, including better wages, better hours, and a better education.

Texas Boll Weevil.pdf
The status of surrounding states cotton is discussed in the context of the spread concerns of Boll Weevils. Texas seems to be in a better situation due to higher cultivation rates.

Hayre, RW Collection_RR Wright, Jr_001.jpg
A photograph of Bishop R.R. Wright, Jr. an African American reverend, as well as a banking entrepreneur, an educator, a college president, a politician, and a civil rights advocate.
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