Nice Tenants Rights photos

A few nice Tenants Rights images I found:

Image from page 132 of “The Survey April-September 1918” (1918)
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Identifier: surveyaprsep1918surv
Title: The Survey April-September 1918
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Survey Associates Charity Organization Society of the City of New York
Subjects: Charities Social problems
Publisher: [East Stroudsburg, Pa., Survey Associates]
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
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n increase of amovement that has slowly been in progress for more than ageneration leads naturally to a full discussion of the causesfor this mass movement. The forces producing such an effectmust be deep-seated and fundamental. A study of the problem of migration to both northern andsouthern centers as it stood in 1912 and 1913 developed thethesis that the Negro is in the general population stream, andthat, wherever similar causes operate under conditions similarto those moving the white population, the Negro, like theCaucasian, is coming to the city to stay. The divorce of theNegro from the soil and the call of commercial and industrialcenters were the economic influences moving him, then, asthey were moving his white fellow citizens. To these eco-nomic forces were added social and individual causes, such asthe strained relations of landlords and tenants on southernplantations; Jim Crow legislation and other restrictions of THE SURVEY J OR MAY 4, igi 117 Vtmitesy Xewaik Evening News

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THESE ARE THEY WITH HOPE IN THEIR HEARTS The boll weevil caused this southern colored family to lose their cotton crop in Florida and they came North chiefly, they say, to give their children better schooling. The picture was taken shortly after their arrival in Nczvark, N. J. the rights and privileges of persons of color. Influences suchas the coming of labor agents, going North to join relatives,receipt of letters from those who had gone, visits from friendsand relatives who had previously migrated North were notedas moving causes.1 The dramatic movement to northern in-dustrial and commercial centers during the past two yearshas shown the effects of such forces and restrictions as thosementioned. The whites have moved North in large numbers during thesame time. Some of the causes moving the Negroes they havenot felt; others they have. Their movement cannot now beeasily traced, but the nativity figures of the next census maybring some interesting facts to light. Observation and infor

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Two boys eating watermelon next to a sign advertising Red Seal beer
Tenants Rights
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Title: Two boys eating watermelon next to a sign advertising Red Seal beer

Date: 1937

Photographer: Louise Boyle

Photo ID: 5859pb2f21f1p800g

Collection: Louise Boyle. Southern Tenant Farmers Union Photographs, 1937 and 1982

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