Chicago's Black Belt, 1930, 1940, and 1960

Dublin Core

Title

Chicago's Black Belt, 1930, 1940, and 1960

Subject

Great Migration

Description

These three maps for the south side of Chicago illustrate the stark color line separating the Black Belt neighborhoods from white neighborhoods in the city. Even as the African American population grew in the Great Migration, the city remained segregated.

Files

ChicagoRace1930Nov16.png
ChicagoRace1940Dec12.png
ChicagoRace1960Dec12.png

Collection

Citation

“Chicago's Black Belt, 1930, 1940, and 1960,” Redlining Virginia, accessed April 23, 2019, http://www.redliningvirginia.org/items/show/6.

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