As well as finding better housing conditions in the North, the migrants found very poor housing conditions in the North. They were forced into overcrowded and dilapidated tenement houses

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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: #47 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