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African Americans and whites leaving the beach as trouble begins, Chicago, Illinois, USA, c1919-Unknown-Photographic Print

African Americans and whites leaving the beach as trouble begins, Chicago, Illinois, USA, c1919By Unknown

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The Art
African Americans and whites leaving the beach as trouble begins, Chicago, Illinois, USA, c1919. Racial tensions increased in Chicago after the end of the First World War as African Americans from the South moved in increasing numbers into the South Side of the city. On 27 July 1919 a major race riot broke out in the city, after a young African American was killed by a rock thrown at him by a white man on an informally segregated beach on the shore of Lake Michigan. The violence raged for days and 38 people were killed (23 African American and 15 white) and 537 injured. 6000 National Guard troops were deployed onto the streets by the government to restore order. Many African American families fled the city, returning to the South.

This photographic print leverages sophisticated digital technology to capture a level of detail that is absolutely stunning. The colors are vivid and pure. The high-quality archival paper, a favorite choice among professional photographers, has a refined luster quality.
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