"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.
- 5.2 Demonstrate an understanding of how international events and conditions during the early 20th Century (i.e., 19101940) affected the United States and South Carolina.
- 8.5 Demonstrate an understanding of the impact of world events on South Carolina and the United States from 1929 to present.
- USHC.4 Demonstrate an understanding of how the American identity both at home and abroad was affected by imperialism, world conflict, and economic boom and bust in the period 1893 to 1945.