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Dunbar Association History Video (OHA)

Dunbar Association History Video (OHA)

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The Dunbar Association, located in Syracuse, New York, is one of many African-American settlement houses throughout the country. The advent of the twentieth century brought notable changes to the black community of Syracuse. The population grew slowly as the opportunities for employment expanded. Black men and women were coming from the south to work in the munitions industry and other factories, meaning they were manufacturing weapons for the United States military.


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