rmaufroid Jacob Lawrence finally moved to Seattle in 1970 where he taught art. He died in 2000.
rmaufroid Harlem was colorful, lively, busy, noisy, sometimes dangerous.
rmaufroid Jacob Lawrence also painted freedom fighters: "Frederick Douglass"
rmaufroid "Harriet Tubman"
rmaufroid "John Brown"
rmaufroid Migrants arrived in big cities in large numbers, full of hope.
rmaufroid Adjusting to city life was not easy. Jacob and his family moved several times.
rmaufroid They settled in an apartment building in Harlem.
rmaufroid Jacob Lawrence taught himself to draw and made paintings about everything he saw.
rmaufroid "The Rooftops"
rmaufroid "Harlem Diner"
rmaufroid “Church of God”
rmaufroid "The Barbershop"
rmaufroid "The Card Game"
rmaufroid "The Shoemaker"
rmaufroid "The Seamstress"
rmaufroid "The Library"
rmaufroid Jacob Lawrence was an African American painter. He was born in 1917 and depicted the lives and struggles of his people.
rmaufroid Many black people moved from the segregated South of the country to the North, looking for better lives. Jacob's parents left too.
rmaufroid "They were very poor."
rmaufroid Their lives had been rural, they moved to cities and factories.
rmaufroid They migrated by train.
rmaufroid and "The migration spread."