January 16, 2017

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A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America

Atlanta University. Du Bois, W. E. B. (collector). “A series of statistical charts illustrating the condition of the descendants of former African slaves now in residence in the United States of America.” ca. 1900. Daniel Murray collection (Library of Congress). Summary: Map shows African American population distribution and circle graph shows professions of Atlanta University graduates. Notes: – Chart prepared by Atlanta University students for the Negro Exhibit of the American Section at the Paris Exposition Universelle in 1900 to show the economic and social progress of African Americans since emancipation. – Text in English and French.

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