Portrait of the Arthur family in Chicago, 1920.

A black and white photo from 1920 of the Arthur family in Chicago. The image shows eight African American individuals, including six adults and two children, posing together with luggage. They are dressed in period attire, with the men wearing suits and hats, and the women in dresses and hats. They appear to be at a train station or preparing for a journey.

Portrait of the Arthur family in Chicago, 1920. The family migrated from the South to Chicago after two sons of Scott and Violet Arthur were lynched.


Notes:

  • Please consider supporting Historical Snapshots with a donation if you enjoyed this snapshot. Visit our Patreon page to donate. Thank you for supporting us.

“Portrait of the Arthur family in Chicago, 1920.” sources: Chicago Defender / Wikimedia Commons, Wikimedia Foundation, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scott_Arthur_Family_1920.jpg