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Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

One Way Ticket” : a study of the Harlem Renaissance & The Great Migration , 1900-1920

The Great Migration from the South to New York and the emergence of the Harlem Renaissance.
Students will have the opportunity to examine photographs, Artworks, Poems, Maps and Literary passages of the Great Migration and the Harlem renaissance, approaching them as primary, historical documents that reveal clues about the time period. By examining these sources ,students will come to understand The Great Migration and how it set the stage for the Harlem Renaissance. Students will also become familiar with primary and secondary sources and how they tell the a story of the past.

Created By

Debbie Corleto