Reconstruction Period Research Forum
The Great 20th Century Migration
Beginning at the turn of the century, millions moved 'up north' in search of financial and social "freedom". The PBS Documentary film (and notes) provide a good overview of this mass movement as seen from the migrants' perspective. ¹
¹ King & Associates, George. "Reflections on the Meaning of the Great Migration." Goin' To Chicago. PBS Documentary Film / Notes. 10 Aug. 2005 [http://www.pbs.org/gointochicago/].