The Great Migration was the internal movement of nearly six million Black Americans from the oppressive Jim Crow south to northern industrial centers.
This mass relocation began before the Great War, but rose steadily throughout the conflict, changing Missouri’s demographics and racial landscape.
Join museum curator, Sydney Johnson, as she explores the implications of this mass movement on Missouri in the wake of the first global conflict.
The program continues the museum's ongoing series, "Museum After Hours," held the first Wednesday of each month. In addition to the program, the museum's galleries will be open until 9 p.m.