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1943
Jacob Lawrence, American, 1917 - 2000
This scene is one of thirty images of Harlem by the noted African American painter Jacob Lawrence. Exhibited at The Downtown Gallery, New York, in 1943, the series depicts the rich contrasts of life in that section of Manhattan during World War II, with its poverty and its amusements, its home life and its street activities....

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