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Louis Armstrong, 1957
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Dorothy Dandridge, 1954
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Personalities; American singer and actress Eartha Kitt, 1954
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Jacob Lawrence | And people all over the South began to discuss this great movement; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 26, 1940-41 | Image and original data provided by The Museum of Modern Art | © 2008 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Jacob Lawrence | They also found discrimination in the North although it was much different from that which they had known in the South;  The Migration of the Negro panel no. 49, 1940-41 | Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection | © 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New YorkArtstor: An image library for the arts and sciences
 Jacob Lawrence | And the migration spread; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 23, 1940-41 | Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection | © 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New YorkJacob Lawrence | In many of the communities the Negro press was read continually because of its attitude and its encouragement of the movement; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 20, 1940-41 | Image and original data provided by The Museum of Modern Art | © 2008 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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And people all over the South began to discuss this great movement; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 26, 1940-41

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Jacob Lawrence
They also found discrimination in the North although it was much different from that which they had known in the South; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 49, 1940-41

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And the migration spread; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 23, 1940-41

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In many of the communities the Negro press was read continually because of its attitude and its encouragement of the movement; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 20, 1940-41

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Jacob Lawrence | The migration gained in momentum; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 18, 1940-41 | Image and original data provided by The Museum of Modern Art | © 2008 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Jacob Lawrence | The labor agent also recruited laborers to break strikes which were occurring in the North; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 29, 1940 – 1941 | Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection | © 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New YorkArtstor: An image library for the arts and sciences
Jacob Lawrence | The Negroes were given free passage on the railroads which was paid back by Northern industry. It was an agreement that the people brought North on these railroads were to pay back their passage after they had received jobs; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 5, 1940 – 1941 | Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection | © 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New YorkJacob Lawrence | 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; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 47, 1940 – 1941 | Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection | © 2005 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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The migration gained in momentum; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 18, 1940-41

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Jacob Lawrence
The labor agent also recruited laborers to break strikes which were occurring in the North; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 29, 1940 – 1941

Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection. © 2008 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

 

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Jacob Lawrence
The Negroes were given free passage on the railroads which was paid back by Northern industry. It was an agreement that the people brought North on these railroads were to pay back their passage after they had received jobs; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 5, 1940 – 1941

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Jacob Lawrence
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; The Migration of the Negro panel no. 47, 1940 – 1941

Image and original data provided by The Phillips Collection. © 2008 Estate of Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

 

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