One Family's Mass Migration in Search of Better Fortune | History of SC Slide Collection

"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.