RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 27936372 LA English T1 Jacob Lawrence : the migration series A1 Lawrence, Jacob,, Turner, Elizabeth Hutton,, Bunch, Lonnie G., Phillips Collection., Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.), PB Rappahannock Press, in association with the Phillips Collection ; Distributed in the United States and Canada by Publishers Group West PP Washington, D.C.; [Emeryville, CA] YR 1993 SN 0963612905 9780963612908 0963612913 9780963612915 AB Through a series of paintings, Jacob Lawrence illustrates the mass exodus of African-Americans who moved to the North in search for a better life. Lawrence's parents were among those who migrated between 1916-1919, considered the first wave of the migration. The Great Migration was the largest movement of black people since slavery removed Africans to the Americas. The paintings are accompanied by captions that combine history, sociology, and poetry. Documents Lawrence's cycle of 60 paintings, collectively titled "The Migration of the Negro," painted in 1940-1941, now in the collections of The Phillips Collection and The Museum of Modern Art. Lawrence's original narrative text accompanies the color plates; his 1993 revised text appears in the checklist.