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Migration Series No.51: African Americans seeking to find better housing attempted to move into new areas. This resulted in the bombing of their new homes

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.52: One of the most violent race riots occurred in East St. Louis

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.53: African Americans, long-time residents of northern cities, met the migrants with aloofness and disdain

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.54: For the migrants, the church was the center of life

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.55: The migrants, having moved suddenly into a crowded and unhealthy environment, soon contracted tuberculosis. The death rate rose

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.56: The African American professionals were forced to follow their clients in order to make a living

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.57: The female workers were the last to arrive north

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.58: In the North the African American had more educational opportunities

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.59: In the North they had the freedom to vote

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941

Migration Series No.60: And the migrants kept coming

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
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