Jacob Lawrence

Artist Information
Lifetime: 1917-2000 Nationality: American


Number 42: Sometimes the [labor] agents disguised themselves to avoid arrest, but the migrants were often taken from railroad stations and jailed until the trains departed
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Museum of Modern Art
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Number 44: Living conditions in the North were better.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Museum of Modern Art
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Number 46: Industries attempted to board their labor in quarters that were oftentimes very unhealthy. Labor camps were numerous.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Number 48: Housing for the Negroes was a very difficult problem.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Museum of Modern Art
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Number 50: Race riots were very numerous all over the North because of the antagonism that was caused between the Negro and white workers.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Number 52: One of the largest race riots occured in East Saint Louis.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Number 54: One of the main forms of social and recreational activities in which migrants indulged occured in the church.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Number 56: Among the last groups to leave the South ws the Negro professional who was forced to follow his clientele to make a living.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Museum of Modern Art
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Number 58: In the North the Negro had better education facilities.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Museum of Modern Art
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Number 60: The trains were packed continually with migrants.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Museum of Modern Art
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People who had not yet come North received letters from their relatives telling them of the better conditions that existed in the North.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Musem: Phillips Collection
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Self-Portrait
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Butler Institute of American Art
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Street Shadows
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Subway Acrobats
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Musem: Private Collection
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The 20's -- Migrants Cast Their Ballots
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Brooklyn Museum of Art
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The Builders
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Brooklyn Museum of Art
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The female worker was also one of the last groups to leave the South
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The labor agent also recruited laborers to break strikes which were occurring in the North.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Migration of the Negro Series
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Negro being suddenly moved from out of doors and cramped into urban life contracted a great deal of tuberculosis. Because of this the death rate was very high.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Negro, who had been part of the soil for many years, was now going into and living a new life in the urban centers.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Negroes that had been brought North worked in large numbers in one of the principal industries, which was steel.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Negroes who had been North for quite some time met their fellowmen with disgust and aloofness.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The South that was interested in keeping cheap labor was making it very difficult for labor agents recruiting southern labor for northern firms. In many instances, they were put in jail and were forced to operate incognito.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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The Street
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Butler Institute of American Art
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There had always been discrimination.
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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They Live in Fire Traps
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Worcester Art Museum
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Two Men at a Bar
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
Musem: Brooklyn Museum of Art
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Workshop
Artist: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)
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Musem: Albright Knox Art Gallery
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