The Migration Series, Panel no. 59: In the North they had the freedom to vote.

This panel depicts an orderly procession of blacks waiting to enter the voting booth. The white guard wields a weapon in at the entrance to the booth and although not actively interfering with the right of the queue to vote, acts as a menacing reminder of the violent experience of a similar group of people trying to vote in the Jim Crow South. Despite the formidable presence of the guard, as the title of the panel suggests, voting was one of the benefits awaiting the migrants in the North.
SKU: 64128
Creator: Jacob Lawrence
Date: between 1940 and 1941
Original Medium: Casein tempera on hardboard
Original Size: 12 x 18 in.
Location: The Phillips Collection
© 2016 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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