1946 Experiment in Racial Harmony

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Black children arriving in Vermont
African American children from Harlem arriving at the Burlington Railroad station in Vermont, July 1946. According to a newspaper article said that children were placed in homes from Wilmington to Newport.

Arrival in Vermont
A young black girl looks up as a white woman reads a name tag on her coat.

Arriving girl with host family
A young African American girl is escorted to a car outside of the Burlington train station by her host family.