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A portrait of James Chaney.  His eyes are enlarged and brows thick.  His hair is made up of many thick brush strokes.  His gaze is centered at the viewer.  Above his head is his name written in brown-orange ink.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
James Chaney
1965
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.105
Portrait of a face with colorful markings.  The face is of a dark complexion with bold, white sections that highlight raised features.  There are also colorful lines that accent both the light and dark areas of the face.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Mask
1959
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.111
Two men stand in a conversational pose.  The man on the left is dressed in robes while the other is in regular street clothing.  Beneath the men reads "Labori et Picquart", or "Labori and Picquart".
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Labori et Picquart, from "Dreyfus Affair"
1968
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.112.6
A black and white wood engraving of Martin Luther King Jr.  His mouth is open wide as if giving one of his famous speeches.  Underneath his image is a quote of King's and his signature.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Martin Luther King
1968
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.103
Black line representation of a human head and face, facing the viewer. The head is oval-shaped with vertical parallel lines.  The short hair of the person is represented by thick dots and fine curved lines.  The nose is formed by straight, vertical lines. Eyebrows are drawn with thick, black lines. "We shall Overcome" is printed in a brown-orange ink across the top of the sheet.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
We Shall Overcome
1965
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.104
A portrait of Michael Schwerner.  His head is oval-shaped and facial features off-center.  His eyes sit unevenly on his face and his brow slightly furrowed.  His hair is made of many thick brush strokes.  Above his potrait is his name written in brown-orange ink.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Michael Schwerner
1965
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.106
A group of children stand tightly packed together behind a wooden fence.  None of the children appear to be facing the camera except for one girl in a gingham dress at the center of the photo.  This girl, slightly smiling, displays the cover of a book she holds in her hand.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
School Children
1935 – 1990
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (318116 6-USF33-6147-M3B)
2013/2.173
Two girls in floral dresses stand on a wooden front porch holding matching dolls.  Both girls stare inquisitively to their right.  Behind them sits a rocking chair and windowsill with lace curtains and a flower box.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Daughters of Mr. Thaxton, near Mechanicsburg, OH
1938 – 1995
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (LC USF 33-460 M3 414863)
2013/2.174
A portrait of Andrew Goodman.  His face is oval-shaped and expression slightly worried.  His hair looks swept to the side via a series of long brush strokes.  Above his portrait is his name written in orange-brown ink.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Andrew Goodman
1965
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.107
Black and white lithograph, three quarter portrait representation of Fredrick Douglass: A man is potrayed with curly hair and beard, a stern facial expression, and a formal suit and bowtie.  His head and gaze is turned to the right of the piece.  The words "Frederick Douglass" border the piece along with two copies of the artist's signature and the screenprint number .
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Frederick Douglass
1965
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.110
A portrait of Captain Dreyfus: The bust of a man in uniform stands pivoted to the right.  His expression is neutral and his likeness is painted with bold colors in a watercolor-like texture.  Below the bust reads "Le Capitaine Dreyfus", or The Captain Dreyfus.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Le Capaitaine, from "Dreyfus Affair"
1968
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.112.1
A colored print of a white hand holding onto a brown hand.  Above their grasp is both Hebrew block and English lettering that translates/reads: "'Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By...".  The painting illustrates the need for diversity during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By
1965
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
2011/1.102
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