The Resource The great migration : an American story, paintings by Jacob Lawrence ; with a poem in appreciation by Walter Dean Myers

The great migration : an American story, paintings by Jacob Lawrence ; with a poem in appreciation by Walter Dean Myers

Label
The great migration : an American story
Title
The great migration
Title remainder
an American story
Statement of responsibility
paintings by Jacob Lawrence ; with a poem in appreciation by Walter Dean Myers
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Language
eng
Summary
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
Cataloging source
DLC
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1917-2000
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Lawrence, Jacob
Dewey number
759.13
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
ND237.L29
LC item number
A4 1993
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1937-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Myers, Walter Dean
  • Starace, Tom
  • Starace, Tom
  • Brown, Osa
  • Turner, Elizabeth Hutton
  • Altholz, Jessica
  • Gale, David
  • Sapir, Marc
  • Vitale, John
  • Schneider, Lucille
  • Decker, Darla
  • Leach, Elisabeth Foxley
  • Nicholson, George
  • Knight, Gwendolyn
  • Bee, Harriet
  • Hentges, Michael
  • McDonough, Tim
  • Santini, Helen
  • Murphy, John B
  • HarperCollins (Firm)
  • Princeton Polychrome Press
  • New England Book Components
  • Worzalla
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lawrence, Jacob
  • African Americans in art
  • Rural-urban migration in art
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Race relations
  • Segregation
  • Discrimination
  • Prejudices
  • Competition
  • Decision making
  • Determination (Personality trait)
  • Hope
  • Child labor
  • Railroads
  • African Americans in art
  • Painting, American
  • African Americans
  • Northeastern States
  • Southern States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The great migration : an American story, paintings by Jacob Lawrence ; with a poem in appreciation by Walter Dean Myers
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"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
Control code
ocm28257690
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780870701665
Isbn Type
(MoMA)
Lccn
93016788
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)28257690
Label
The great migration : an American story, paintings by Jacob Lawrence ; with a poem in appreciation by Walter Dean Myers
Publication
Note
"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
Control code
ocm28257690
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780870701665
Isbn Type
(MoMA)
Lccn
93016788
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)28257690

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