Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties

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  • New Kids in the Neighborhood
  • Untitled
  •  Soldiers and Students
  •  It Takes Two to Integrate
  • The Confederacy: Alabama
  •  Lawdy Mama
  • The Door (Admissions Office), 1969
  •  City Limits
  •  Red April
  • Homage to My Young Black Sisters
  • Witness
  • Three Figures
  • Urban Wall Suit
  •  Wives of Shango
  • The Civil Rights Movement In Art
  • Birmingham 1964
  •  Rosa Parks, Dr. and Mrs. Abernathy, Dr. Ralph Bunche, and Dr. and Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading marchers into Montgomery

Soldiers and Students

Jacob Lawrence (American, 1917–2000). Soldiers and Students, 1962. Opaque watercolor over graphite on wove paper, 22 7/16 x 30 7/16 in (57 x 77.3 cm). Hanover, New Hampshire, bequest of Jay R. Wolf, Class of 1951.

(Photo: Courtesy of Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College/Brooklyn Museum; © 2013 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York)

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