Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series


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Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series, 1940-41, 60 panels, tempera on hardboard (even numbers at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, odd numbers at the Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.)

Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series, 1940-41, 60 panels, tempera on hardboard (even numbers at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, odd numbers at the Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.)


Additional resources:

The Migration Series at the Phillips Collection

The Migration Series at The Museum of Modern Art

A finding guide for images related to the Great Migration at the Library of Congress

A finding guide for primary documents related to the Great Migration at the Library of Congress

 


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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series," in Smarthistory, August 9, 2015, accessed October 27, 2020, https://smarthistory.org/jacob-lawrence-the-migration-series/.