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Summary:

In the autumn of 1944, the mechanical cotton picker ended the South's need for people to pick cotton by hand. At the same time, Chicago's munitions factories were desperate for labor. So the great migration North to Chicago moved into full swing.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (49 min., 49 sec.)) : sound, color.
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  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : BBC Worldwide Ltd, [1996]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note: Closed-captioned.
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 16, 2016.
Originally released by BBC Worldwide Ltd, 1996.
Formatted Contents Note: The Great Migration (2:10) -- Dream Bigger (2:25) -- Leaving For Chicago (2:32) -- Stories from Up North (2:20) -- A Fast City (2:27) -- Spiritual Vehicle (3:09) -- The Pullman Porter (2:21) -- "Chicago Defender" (2:44) -- Mechanization (3:06) -- Job Scarcity (2:29) -- Understanding Clause (2:06) -- Mississippi's Exodus (2:02) -- Traveling as a Hobo (2:45) -- Traveling by Bus (2:15) -- Starting a New Life (2:19) -- Passing Over the Mason Dixon Line (2:30) -- Arriving in Chicago (2:47) -- City of Lights (3:23) -- First Day in Chicago (2:03) -- Credits: Sweet Home Chicago: The Promised Land (1:16)
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Summary, etc.: In the autumn of 1944, the mechanical cotton picker ended the South's need for people to pick cotton by hand. At the same time, Chicago's munitions factories were desperate for labor. So the great migration North to Chicago moved into full swing.
Target Audience Note:
9 & up.
System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Language Note:
Closed-captioned.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description (Films Media Group, July 16, 2016)
Subject: African Americans Migrations History 20th century
African Americans Migrations
Rural-urban migration United States History 20th century
Genre: Internet videos.
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