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date: 27 July 2021

Chicago, Illinoislocked

Key destination for African Americans traveling from the South to the North during the Great Migration, preeminent location for jazz artists and jazz music in early 1920s, and once known as the most residentially segregated city in the United States.

Chicago, Illinoislocked

Key destination for African Americans traveling from the South to the North during the Great Migration, preeminent location for jazz artists and jazz music in early 1920s, and once known as the most residentially segregated city in the United States.
  • Jim Mendelsohn

A version of this article originally appeared in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience.

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