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The great migration : an American story

Author: Jacob LawrenceWalter Dean MyersTom StaraceOsa BrownElizabeth Hutton TurnerAll authors
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art ; [Washington, D.C.] : Phillips Collection ; New York : HarperCollins, ©1993
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A series of paintings chronicles the journey of African Americans who, like the artist's family, left the rural South in the early twentieth century to find a better life in the industrial North.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Jacob Lawrence
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Lawrence; Walter Dean Myers; Tom Starace; Osa Brown; Elizabeth Hutton Turner; Jessica Altholz; David Gale; Marc Sapir; John Vitale; Lucille Schneider; Darla Decker; Elisabeth Foxley Leach; George Nicholson; Gwendolyn Knight; Harriet Bee; Michael Hentges; Tim McDonough; Helen Santini; John B Murphy; HarperCollins (Firm); Princeton Polychrome Press; New England Book Components; Worzalla.
ISBN: 0060230371 9780060230371 006023038X 9780060230388 0060234539 9780060234539 0870701665 9780870701665 0943044200 9780943044200 0064434281 9780064434287 9780785776284 0785776281
OCLC Number: 28257690
Notes: "This book has been made possible by Osa Brown, Director of Publications, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, and by Elizabeth Hutton Turner; Associate Curator; The Phillips Collection; Jessica Altholz and David Gale, editors; Tom Starace, art director; Marc Sapir; John Vitale, and Lucille Schneider; production; Darla Decker and Elisabeth Foxley Leach, project assistants. Project consultants: George Nicholson, Gwendolyn Knight, Harriet Bee, Michael Hentges, Tim McDonough, Helen Santini, and John B. Murphy. Introduction based on an interview conducted by curator Elizabeth Hutton Turner; October 3, 1992. The color separations and interior printing were done by Princeton Polychrome Press. The jacket was printed by New England Book Components. The book was bound by Worzalla. Book design by Tom Starace" --colophon
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 24 x 29 cm.
Responsibility: paintings by Jacob Lawrence ; with a poem in appreciation by Walter Dean Myers.

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A series of paintings chronicles the journey of African Americans who, like the artist's family, left the rural South in the early twentieth century to find a better life in the industrial North.

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