The Migration of the Negro by Jacob Lawrence

All 1941 casein tempera on hardboard (60 panels) 12 x 18 inches. The Phillips Collection, Washington,D.C. (odd numbered panels) and The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (even numbered panels.

"1. During the World War there was a great migration North by Southern Negroes"

"15. Another cause was lynching.  It was found that where there had been a lynching, the people who were reluctant to leave at first left immediately after this."

"11. In many places, because of the war, food had doubled in price."

"45. They arrived in Pittsburgh, one of the great industrial centers of the North in large numbers."

"49.  They also found discrimination in the North although it was much different from that which they had known in the South."

"58. In the North the Negro had better educational facilities."

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