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World's Highest Standard of Living

A group of people of varying skin tones stand in line, some of them holding baskets and bags. Behind them is a billboard with a picture of four smiling, light-skinned figures in a car, under the slogan "World's Highest Standard of Living. There's no way like the American Way."

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  • A group of people of varying skin tones stand in line, some of them holding baskets and bags. Behind them is a billboard with a picture of four smiling, light-skinned figures in a car, under the slogan "World's Highest Standard of Living. There's no way like the American Way."

Date:

1937

Artist:

Margaret Bourke-White
American, 1904–1971

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Photography and Media

Artist

Margaret Bourke-White

Title

World's Highest Standard of Living

Origin

New York City

Date

Made 1937

Medium

Gelatin silver print, printed later

Dimensions

55.6 × 73.5 cm

Credit Line

Gift of Boardroom, Inc.

Reference Number

1992.560

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