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Life in the "Promised Land": African American Migrants in Northern Cities, 1916—1940

A lesson plan in this 1990 issue of From Art to Zoo introduces students to the movement from the rural South to the urban North between the world wars. The students go on to write an article or essay based on an interview with a friend or family member who has had the experience of moving to a new place. Click on the PDF icon to download the issue.