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Levi Wells Prentice: Untitled [Night Scene, Smith’s Lake]; I guessed at the date.
Rim Lee: New City (2018); from a series.
The most photographed American of the 19th century was Frederick Douglass. In an 1861 lecture, Douglass said that with the advent of photography, Men of all conditions may see themselves as others see them. What was once the exclusive luxury … Continue reading
Romare Bearden: The Street (1964)
Martin Luther King, Jr. on “60 Minutes,” September 27, 1966.
Jonas Lie: Afterglow (1913)
This mural showing the early history of UAW local 174 was painted by Walter Speck and Barbara Wilson in 1937 and originally hung in the local’s union hall at 2730 Maybury Grand St., in Detroit, Michigan. After moving with the … Continue reading
Richard Mayhew: Transition II (2013)
In 1942, in an effort to avoid strikes in war-related industries, Franklin Roosevelt reinstated the War Labor Board and directed it to oversee and arbitrate negotiations between unions and employers. Most unions had also agreed not to strike during the … Continue reading