Migration panel 38. They also worked in large numbers on the railroad.

Train tracks cross the landscape from left to right, leading to the thousands of miles of tracks beyond. Scattered around the tracks are wooden ties and lengths of rail, hinting that the tracks are recently constructed, being maintenanced, or are still in-progress. Much material and human labor served as resources committed to building and maintaining railroads. African American labor was crucial in this field, serving as the main source of income and employment for black workers.
SKU: 65196
Creator: Jacob Lawrence
Date: 1940-41
Original Medium: Tempera on gesso on composition board
Original Size: 12 x 18 in
Location: Museum of Modern Art, NY
© 2016 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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