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An article from the Evening Ledger newspaper on Valentine's Day, 1916 shows a collage of industrialized Philadelphia, particularly the Kensington textile manufacturing district, the Reading and Pennsylvania Railroad tracks, and the Midvale Steel…

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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.

Atkinson discusses the need for equality and recognition of the African Americans living within the city, appealing to the patriotism and work ethic his race has displayed.
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