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Migration Series No.24: Their children were forced to work in the fields. They could not go to school, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.24: Their children were forced to work in the fields. They could not go to school

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.25: They left their homes. Soon some communities were left almost empty, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.25: They left their homes. Soon some communities were left almost empty

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.26:  And people all over the South continued to discuss this great movement, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.26: And people all over the South continued to discuss this great movement

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.27: Many men stayed behind until they could take their families north with them, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.27: Many men stayed behind until they could take their families north with them

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.28: The labor agent sent south by northern industry was a familiar presence in the Black communities, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.28: The labor agent sent south by northern industry was a familiar presence in the Black communities

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.29: The labor agent recruited unsuspecting laborers as strike breakers for northern industries, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.29: The labor agent recruited unsuspecting laborers as strike breakers for northern industries

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.30: In every southern home people met to decide whether or not to go north, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.30: In every southern home people met to decide whether or not to go north

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.31: The migrants found improved housing when they arrived north, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.31: The migrants found improved housing when they arrived north

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.32: The railroad stations in the South were crowded with northbound travelers, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.32: The railroad stations in the South were crowded with northbound travelers

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.33: Letters from relatives in the North told of the better life there, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.33: Letters from relatives in the North told of the better life there

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.34: The Black press urged the people to leave the South, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.34: The Black press urged the people to leave the South

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.35: They left the South in great numbers. They arrived in the North in great numbers, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.35: They left the South in great numbers. They arrived in the North in great numbers

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.36: Migrants arrived in Chicago, the gateway to the West, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.36: Migrants arrived in Chicago, the gateway to the West

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.37: Many migrants found work in the steel industry, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.37: Many migrants found work in the steel industry

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.38: They also worked on the railroads, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.38: They also worked on the railroads

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.39: Railroad platforms were piled high with luggage, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.39: Railroad platforms were piled high with luggage

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.40: The migrants arrived in great numbers, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.40: The migrants arrived in great numbers

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.41: The South was desperate to keep its cheap labor. Northern labor agents were jailed or forced to operate in secrecy, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.41: The South was desperate to keep its cheap labor. Northern labor agents were jailed or forced to operate in secrecy

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.42: To make it difficult for the migrants to leave, they were arrested en masse. They often missed their trains, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.42: To make it difficult for the migrants to leave, they were arrested en masse. They often missed their trains

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.43:  In a few sections of the South leaders of both Black and White communities met to discuss ways of making the South a good place to live, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.43: In a few sections of the South leaders of both Black and White communities met to discuss ways of making the South a good place to live

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.44: But living conditions were better in the North, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.44: But living conditions were better in the North

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.45: The migrants arrived in Pittsburgh, one of the great industrial centers of the North, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.45: The migrants arrived in Pittsburgh, one of the great industrial centers of the North

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.46: Industries boarded their workers in unhealthy quarters. Labor camps were numerous, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.46: Industries boarded their workers in unhealthy quarters. Labor camps were numerous

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.47: As the migrant population grew, good housing became scarce. Workers were forced to live in overcrowded and dilapidated tenement houses, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.47: As the migrant population grew, good housing became scarce. Workers were forced to live in overcrowded and dilapidated tenement houses

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.48: Housing was a serious problem, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.48: Housing was a serious problem

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.49: They found discrimination in the North. It was a different kind, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.49: They found discrimination in the North. It was a different kind

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
Migration Series No.50: Race riots were numerous. White workers were hostile toward the migrant who had been hired to break strikes, Jacob Lawrence

Migration Series No.50: Race riots were numerous. White workers were hostile toward the migrant who had been hired to break strikes

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Migration Series No.60: And the migrants kept coming

Jacob Lawrence, 1940-1941
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Ardhanarishvara

Nandalal Bose, 1942
Blue Animal with Five Figures, Bill Traylor

Blue Animal with Five Figures

Bill Traylor, 1939-1942
Krishna and Subal First Meeting Radha, Nandalal Bose

Krishna and Subal First Meeting Radha

Nandalal Bose, 1945
Sleep Mask, Adolph Gottlieb

Sleep Mask

Adolph Gottlieb, 1945
Shakuntala, Nandalal Bose

Shakuntala

Nandalal Bose, 1952
Step-Sister's Hen, Leonora Carrington

Step-Sister's Hen

Leonora Carrington, 1952
The Water, Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

The Water

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, 1962
Song of the Towers, Aaron Douglas

Song of the Towers

Aaron Douglas, 1966
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Surgeon

Leonora Carrington, 1978
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