African American flood refugees vaccinated for typhoid at Camp Louisiana, near Vicksburg. Many would have joined the 'Great

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African American flood refugees vaccinated for typhoid at Camp Louisiana, near Vicksburg. Many would have joined the 'Great
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African American flood refugees vaccinated for typhoid at Camp Louisiana, near Vicksburg. Many would have joined the 'Great Migration' to northern cities, but authorities isolated them in unhealthy camps until the flood subsided, hence preserving their low paid agricultural workforce. May 21, 1927. (CSU_ALPHA_1096) CSU Archives/Everett Collection