Maps and Charts for Class

Map of the Transatlantic slave trade.

Routes of the First Great Migration, 1916-1930.

The migrants followed the nearest railroad routes out of their homeplaces.

Read about the centrality of railroads to the Great Migration.

The routes of the Second Great Migration, 1940-1970.

Chart showing the dispersal of the African-American population during the two periods of migration.

Chart showing the movement of the black population out of the rural South.

Portia Maultsby’s timeline chart of African-American music.

View Dr. Maultsby’s chart as a PDF.