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Artwork and Artist Information: Miner Joe by Elizabeth Olds
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Elizabeth Olds' commitment to art and to art as a vehicle for social change was apparent at an early age. As a member of the WPA/FAP's graphic division she spent years exploring miners and steel...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Miner Joe</em> by Elizabeth Olds
Artwork and Artist Information: Desk and Bookcase
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In the early 1700s, wealthy merchants and land speculators, eager to demonstrate their advanced positions within the colony, commissioned craftsmen to make elegant pieces of furniture for their...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Desk and Bookcase</em>
Artwork Resource Packet: Self-Portrait by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
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This painting depicts the dignified, Chicago-based artist Archibald J. Motley, Jr. The traditional composition and lively colors that hint of his future Bronzeville paintings offer a glimpse into the...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Self-Portrait</em> by Archibald J. Motley, Jr.
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
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This teacher resource explores the art, culture, history, and geography of pre-Columbian Native American societies in what is now the Midwest and Southern regions of the United States, between 3000 B...
Teacher Manual: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
Artwork Resource Packet: Train Station by Walter Ellison
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Walter Ellison portrayed a train station in his native Georgia and commented on the racial climate in the United States in the 1930s. White Southerners board trains for vacation destinations, while...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Train Station</em> by Walter Ellison
Artwork Resource Packet: Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida by Ivan Albright
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To render this haunting portrait, Albright used a precise painting technique that encourages viewers to look at all the details that convey Ida's persona, such as clothing, accessories, and setting....
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Into the World There Came A Soul Called Ida</em> by Ivan Albright
Artwork Resource Packet: Love of Winter by George Wesley Bellows
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In this work we see a lively crowd skating on a frozen pond in Central Park. George Wesley Bellows skillfully contrasted the background of the composition, an expanse of blue-gray hills and trees,...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Love of Winter</em> by George Wesley Bellows
Essay: Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole
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A brief essay about Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole. This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans...
Essay: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
Essay: Whirligig, entitled "America" by Frank Memkus
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This essay examines Whirligigs which are wind-powered mechanisms created solely for amusement and first appeared in the American colonies during Revolutionary times. America by Frank Memkus...
Essay: <em>Whirligig, entitled "America"</em> by Frank Memkus
Artwork and Artist Information: Thanksgiving by Doris Lee
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Thanksgiving celebrates the joys of family ties. The bustling kitchen is filled with life and love as a group of women prepares the annual feast.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Thanksgiving</em> by Doris Lee

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