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Book - Chicago's South Side 1946-1948
Wayne Miller
Wayne Miller's photographs chronicle a black Chicago of fifty years ago: the South Side community that burgeoned as thousands of African Americans, almost exclusively from the South, settled in the city during the Great Migration of the World War II years. The black-and-white images provide a visual history of Chicago at the height of its industrial order when the stockyards, steel mills, and factories were booming, but more importantly, they capture the intimate moments in the daily lives of ordinary people. Taken over a course of three years beginning in 1946, his photographs span city scenes...

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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Afternoon game at table 2.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Neighborhood Tavern.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Sweeping the sidewalk in the morning....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Looking north on South Parkway...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. A tenement on South Indiana Avenue,...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Specators at the Bud Billiken Parade....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Four men outside beauty shop.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Storefront.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Rabbits for sale.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Storyteller.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. A woman and her squatter's shack...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. An alley between overcrowded tenements,...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Boy outside "Fish Market".
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Blind man with a street piano.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Spectators at a pool hall.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. "Simple" was a character that Langston...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Keeping warm, pool hall.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Girl with newspaper fashion supplement....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Three young men standing in doorway....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Blues at the Maxwell Street flea...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Man at window of shack.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Two girls waiting outside a tavern....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Merchants, South Halsted Street....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Two walkers. Alleys were important...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. "When the wagon wheels are in the...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. Striker on picket line of packing house...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Workers shovel scrap metal at the...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Repairing the furnace chimney....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Lunch Break.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Black safety inspector, the supervisor...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Mallet used to release cooling...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Company nine battling a blaze in...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Coal delivery and postman.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Man waiting on street.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Young ice man, with World War II...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Delivery man and horse with nose...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Railroad passenger car maintenance...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Dining car workers, Illinois Central...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Selling fish in an alley way.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Workers demolishing building.
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Strike captain during protest by...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Chicago police sergeant questioning...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Street sweeper in World War II...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Western Union telegram messenger....
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. Impromptu hoedown on the third...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1947. Lena HORNE backstage at the Chez...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Debutante Ball sponsored by the...
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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1946. Checkroom at the parkway ballroom....
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