Jacob Lawrence, "The Migration of the Negro," panel 57, 1940-41
Jacob Lawrence, The Migration of the Negro No. 57. The female worker was also one of the last professional groups to leave the South. (1941)
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February 18, 2004:

Three washers, three dryers, shared by the entire street; and you return every fifteen minutes to see if the one rude neighbor has removed her things which prevent the rest of us from using the machines, frustration growing toward a full-tilt low-blood-sugar anger attack, until you pass her running down the sidewalk toward the laundry room with a sheepish and apologetic look on her face which says, "Ooops," and you can't help but laugh at the sheer charm of her implied apology.