22 UMMA Objects
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Alfredo Zalce (Mexican)
Henequen Plant, from 'Mexican People'
1942 – 1952
Museum Purchase
A menage of female figures lie entangled together, painted in many different colors. Certain body parts appear identifiable and are emphasized with bleeding lines. In the background appears straight-lined brush strokes emoting a fence or barricade much like one would see within a concentration camp. Beneath the watery brushstrokes are thin, precise lines.
Eduard Bargheer
Holocaust 6
Museum Purchase
Street pavers setting a road in Paris.
Eugène Atget (French (culture or style))
Street Paver
1899 – 1974
Museum Purchase
A truck hauling sugarcane stops in front of a factory with a row of palm trees in front of it.
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
Sugar Cane Factory, Cuba
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
Photograph of a young woman climbing up a hill carrying two large buckets supported by a plank of wood.
André Kertész (American (North American))
Heavy Burden
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Strauss
A line of men in workers' garb raise machetes with joyous expressions on their faces.  
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
Sugarcane Workers with Machetes Raised, Cuba
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This photograph depicts a view of a young boy standing by a covered wooden wagon. The back of the wagon rests against the side of a wooden building, its front is unhitched and resting on a ground strewn with hay.  
Lewis W. Hine (American (North American))
Boy by Wagon
1908 – 1924
Museum Purchase
A country scene with swirls of color all around. There are two distant reddish-colored buildings ibehind a fence that runs along the left side of the dirt path, which recedes to a vanishing point at the center of the work. Trees line the right-hand side of the dirth path. Two people in the lower right corner appear to be working; one stands straight, while the other bends over.
Alfred Sisley (French (culture or style))
Le Givre a Veneux
This print depicts two children in the snow with a snow shovel.
Saitō Kiyoshi (Japanese (culture or style))
Untitled [Two children with a snow shovel]
1933 – 1966
Bequest of Alva Gordon Sink
A large group of women with pickaxes and shovels dig a trench in a barren landscape.
Dmitri Baltermants (Russian (culture or style))
Digging Anti-Tank Trenches Near Moscow
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
This ink sketch on paper contains a woman in the upper center hunched over with a bundle on her back. The lower half contains two female figures with an obscured female profile in between. On the left is a half-length figure of a woman seen from the back wearing a dress. In the center is the head of a woman in profile wearing a headscarf. On the right is a woman, drawn to her hemline, standing in three-quarters profile facing right, wearing a heavy robe.<br />
The reverse has a sketch of a young male turning to face slightly backward with left arm upraised.
Stefano della Bella (Italian (culture or style))
Untitled (Sketch of a Woman Carrying a Bundle and Female Figures)
1630 – 1664
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection