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W18 Goldman - AMCULT 405 / HISTORY 468 / JUDAIC 417 / SW 513 - A History of Jews and Social Justice in the United States

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
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
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
Thou Shalt Not Stand Idly By
photo-offset reproduction on paper
28 1/4 in. x 24 1/4 in. x 3/4 in. ( 71.76 cm x 61.6 cm x 1.91 cm )
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
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
Le Capaitaine, from "Dreyfus Affair"
pochoir print on paper
15 3/4 in. x 11 13/16 in. ( 40 cm x 30 cm )
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
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
School Children
toned gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (318116 6-USF33-6147-M3B)
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
Martin Luther King
wood engraving on paper
26 1/4 in. x 22 1/4 in. x 3/4 in. ( 66.68 cm x 56.52 cm x 1.91 cm )
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
A group of prisoners, naked, standing in a line next to a line of officers. They are in the hallway between the cells.
Danny Lyon
Building Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A man seated in a prison lunchroom wearing his uniform eating a meal. He is surrounded by other prisoners, but is eating alone.
Danny Lyon
Convict in Prison Twenty Calendar Years, Life Sentence. Speaking is Forbidden in the Dining Room, from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A group of African Americans praying while kneeling on a street. There is concrete pavement and a brick building behind them.
Danny Lyon
John Lewis in Cairo, from "Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A black and white photograph of masked, helmeted, armed troops, several of whom grab a person and lift him from the ground, his shirt pulled up over his head. An officer, hat off and held, looks out toward the viewer. Several look towards the conflict from the foreground.
Danny Lyon
Clifford Vaughs, another SNCC photographer, is arrested by the National Guard
gelatin silver print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm);8 ¾ in x 12 ⅞ in (22.23 cm x 32.7 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Jacob Burck
The Lord Provides, from the "American Scene, Series 1"
lithograph on paper
12 in x 9 in (30.48 cm x 22.86 cm)
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts a scene at a crowded political demonstration in a city. The crowd is waving flags and signs, and a reporter is extending a microphone to a yelling man wearing a construction hardhat.
Garry Winogrand
New York City
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/16 in x 13 7/16 in (23.02 cm x 34.13 cm)
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953

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