"One family's mass migration in search of better fortune: Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Aitken and their 14 children, passing through Richmond, Virginia on a hike to Springfield, Ohio from Springfield, South Carolina, where four years of cotton picking left them 'broke'." Photo from "Mid-Week Pictorial Magazine," February 11, 1933.
Courtesy of the South Caroliniana Library.
- This indicator was developed to promote inquiry into how wartime government activities, the Progressive Movement, and the New Deal represented an expansion of federal power, including attempts to protect citizens.
- This indicator was designed to promote inquiry into military and economic policies during World War II, to include the significance of military bases in South Carolina. This indicator was also developed to foster inquiry into postwar economic developments and demographic changes, to include the immigration of Jewish refugees following the Holocaust.
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