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.

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Creators: Jacob Lawrence (1917-2000)

Date: 1940-1941
Museum: Phillips Collection, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Vendor: Davis Art Images

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Description: #41 from "The Migration of the Negro Series"
Vendor: Davis Art Images
Image Copyrights: The Phillips Collection, Washington, © 2013 Jacob Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York