Immigration, Migration, and Displacement

Doug Webb
Liberty Renewed
serigraph on paper
28 13/16 in. x 37 in. ( 73.2 cm x 94 cm )
Gift of Jack A. and Noreen Rounick
Around and behind a central image of a sewing machine are overlapping images of people, ships, a building fire, the Statue of Liberty, and small blocks of text.
Ida Abelman
My Father Reminisces
lithograph on paper
14 9/16 in x 18 7/16 in (36.99 cm x 46.83 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
This print has three main images all printed in a monochromatic grey. At the top is an image of a man, in a tweed coat and fur hat, polishing a motorcycle. The scene is from a pier. The sign says "GANGWAY 1," with the ocean and the Statue of Liberty in the background. The central image is a detail of the face of the Statue of Liberty, with a small boy visible in her crown. The bottom image is more abstracted shapes from a dot-matrix image.
Sir Eduardo Paolozzi
Fifty Nine Varieties of Paradise
photolithograph on paper
14 15/16 in x 10 in (37.94 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Professor Diane M. Kirkpatrick
A view of steerage passengers gathered on two decks of a steamship. 
Alfred Stieglitz
The Steerage
photogravure on paper
15 15/16 in x 11 1/16 in (40.48 cm x 28.1 cm);22 1/16 in x 18 ⅛ in (56.04 cm x 46.04 cm);13 ⅛ in x 10 in (33.34 cm x 25.4 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
Photograph of the Singer Building in New York, located at Broadway and Liberty. Open to the public in 1908, it was the tallest building in America for one year. In 1968 it was the world's largest skyscaper to be demolished.
Alfred Stieglitz
The City of Ambition
photogravure on paper
11 1/2 in x 7 7/8 in (29.21 cm x 20 cm);19 3/8 in x 14 3/8 in (49.21 cm x 36.51 cm)
Gift of the Marvin Felheim Collection
Photograph of a long procession of soldiers marching in a rural landscape.
André Kertész
Forced March to the Front between Lonié and Mitulen
gelatin silver print on paper
7 15/16 in x 9 15/16 in (20.16 cm x 25.24 cm)
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Edward M. Strauss
A column of men in long coats and fur hats march through a snow-covered landscape.
Dmitri Baltermants
Romanian POWs from the Battle of Stalingrad
gelatin silver print on paper
192 in x 20 in (487.68 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Joseph Pennell
That Liberty Shall Not Perish from the Earth - Buy Liberty Bonds - Fourth Liberty Loan
color lithograph on paper
40.9 x 30 1/8 in. (104 x 76.5 cm)
Gift of Mr. Maurice F. Lyons
This black and white stereoscopic image features two images of the Statue of Liberty’s hand protruding from the roof of a building/tent. There are men standing in the base of her torch and a crowd on the ground below. There are other buildings in the distance. It is surrounded by the text: Sample Set No. 1; 2025—Colossal Hand and Torch “Liberty”.
Stereo Classics Studio
Stereoscope Image, Sample Set No.1: Colossal Hand and Torch "Liberty"
photograph on cardboard
3 3/4 in x 7 in (9.53 cm x 17.78 cm)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Statue of Liberty, New York
watercolor on white wove paper
6 7/16 in x 9 ⅝ in (16.35 cm x 24.45 cm);10 3/10 in x 13 ⅜ in (26.19 cm x 33.97 cm)
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving Levitt
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a statue surrounded by construction scaffolding on an island surrounded by water. 
Marilyn Bridges
Rebuilding Liberty, NYC
gelatin silver print on paper
20 in x 16 in (50.8 cm x 40.64 cm)
Gift of Will and Joanne Potter


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American Orientalist art at the turn of the 20th century
<p>America Encounters Asia in Art</p>

94 Collection Object Sources

Liberty Renewed (2004/2.43)
The Steerage (1995/2.23)
Exodus (1950/2.8)
Marching Women (1948/1.72)
Hobo Jungle (2002/1.177)
Refugees (1950/1.153)
Estonian Refugees (2016/2.123)
Old and New Flags (2016/2.158)
Tallies (2016/2.149)
Sayed (2016/1.202)
Ghada (2016/1.203)
Michigan Worker (2004/1.153)
Funerary Jar (2000/1.39)
Seven Kiowah Men (2002/1.208)
Lonesome Road (1980/2.174)
Goin Home (1980/2.172)
The Road to Shu (1970/2.152)
Power Figure (2005/1.192)
Chair (1992/1.136)
Beaded Coronet (1997/1.345)
Blanket (khasa) (1984/1.267.1)
Blanket (khasa) (1984/1.267.2)
Tent Hanging (1984/1.268)
Horse Amulet (1984/1.265)
Child Mother (1958/1.111)
Composition (1959/1.107)
Hawaiian Barber (2018/2.151.4)

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