MIRRORS OF HARLEM--INVESTIGATIONS AND PROBLEMS OF AMERICA'S LARGEST COLORED COMMUNITY.

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      The article focuses on problems of Harlem, largest colored community of the U.S. The problems of Harlem are infinitely greater than those of any other Afro-American section. Here are several different groups of darker peoples with different experiences in their primary group affiliations, different governmental attitudes, all classed as Afro-Americans by public opinion if not by the interpretation of the law. These groups are expected to adjust themselves to one particular classification when such is possible. Thirty thousands of Harlem's colored population are reported by the Federal census as having been born in foreign countries, chiefly the West Indies. One of the outstanding difficulties in effecting social adjustment for the Afro-American in Harlem is his job. Out of 321 specific occupations listed in the Federal census for 1910 one or more Afro-Americans were employed in 316 of them. The problem of Health is outstanding. Statistics for a period of 25 years show some improvement as well as some losses in the battle for health.