WORLD WAR I AND THE GREAT MIGRATION
The Carl Van Vechten Gallery (Fisk University) / 1000 17th Ave. N. October 6, 2017 - April 7, 2018
Albert Alexander Smith
Malvin Gray Johnson
William H. Johnson
Henry Ossawa Tanner
William Edouard Scott
World War I and the Great Migration focuses on how World War I spurred the Great Migration, during which 6 million African Americans moved from rural areas to urban centers. It features works by Henry Ossawa Tanner, William Edouard Scott, Hale Woodruff, Malvin Gray Johnson, Albert Alexander Smith, and Clementine Hunter.