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In the 40,000 square miles of the Tennessee Valley lying in parts of seven different states are some two million people divided between white and colored according to the ratio roughly of three to one. Negroes are relatively thick in northern Alabama and west Tennessee but are correspondingly scarce in the mountains of Virginia, North Carolina, and east Tennessee.  >>more...>>

Title:     The TVA and the Race Problem
Author:    Clayton, Cranston
Publication:     Opportunity, Journal of Negro Life
Date:     April, 1934

Publisher:     National Urban League
Type:     Article

Listed Under:
African Americans
Tennessee Valley Authority
Permissions:     Permission granted for non-commercial, educational purposes by the National Urban League

Notes:     Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 111