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The Migration Series, Panel no. 5: Migrants were advanced passage on the railroads, paid for by northern industry. Northern industry was to be repaid by the migrants out of their future wages.

Jacob Lawrence ( between 1940 and 1941 )

A steam locamotive travels through the dark with the bell ringing.
  • Period Twentieth-Century
  • Materials Casein tempera on hardboard
  • Object Number 1154
  • Dimensions 12 x 18 in.; 30.48 x 45.72 cm.
  • Credit Line Acquired 1942; © 2022 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
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