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Black and white cililian and military life at Pahokee and Belle Glade (Fla.)

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

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

Formats/Genres: Photographs

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Agricultural laborers
Bahamians -- 1940-1950
Belle Glade (Fla.)
Canal Point (Fla.)
Migrant workers
Pahokee (Fla.)
World War, 1939-1945

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


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Silouette on the Barbecue Line, U.S. Sugar Co. Festival, May 1942. -- original caption.



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