Black and white cililian and military life at Pahokee and Belle Glade (Fla.), 1941-1943

By Rebecca A. Smith

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Collection Overview

Title: Black and white cililian and military life at Pahokee and Belle Glade (Fla.), 1941-1943

ID: HM1993-171

Extent: 213.0 Photographs

Arrangement: Original, arbitrary arrangement.

Date Acquired: 00/00/1993

Languages: English

Abstract

Photographic prints depicting African Americans, Black Bahamians and whites at work and play in Pahokee, Belle Glade and Canal Point (Palm Beach County, Fla.)

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Black-and-white, 4x5 inch photographs document everyday life during World War II in and near agricultural communities along the southern rim of Lake Okeechobee. The bulk of the images are of Black Bahamian migrant workers.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.

Related Publications: Some photographs published in: Cantrell, Brent. Black Daily Life in Northwestern Palm Beach County. In South Florida History Magazine, v. 21, no. 2 (Spring/Summer 1993).

Preferred Citation: HistoryMiami


Box and Folder Listing


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Item 1: Guitar player (Pahokee, Fla.?), 1942Add to your cart.
Item 3: Barbeque picnic (Pahokee, Fla.), 1942 MayAdd to your cart.
Silouette on the Barbecue Line, U.S. Sugar Co. Festival, May 1942. -- original caption.