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W18 Fox - ENGLISH 230 - Narratives of Immigration

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
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
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
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 black and white image of three children and four adults with suitcases greeting two other adults with a white fence in the foreground.
Richard Swanson
Estonian Refugees
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift of Mark Swanson
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a painting of men in brightly colored robes with their backs to the artist. A newsclipping featuring a photo of people in an over-crowded boat lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
Men in Boats: Immigration
inkjet print on paper
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);20 3/4 in x 31 in (52.71 cm x 78.74 cm)
Gift of the artist
A black and white photograph of a woman leaning over a child, who lies on its back and drinks from a white bottle.
Peter Turnley
San Joaquin Valley, California, USA, 1975
archival pigment print on paper
13 ½ in x 20 in (34.29 cm x 50.8 cm);20 in x 24 in (50.8 cm x 60.96 cm)
Gift of Kathleen Lauster and Jarir Derouach
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring an image of the American flag. A newsclipping featuring a photo of a flag manufacturing company lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
Old and New Flags
inkjet print on paper
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);20 3/4 in x 31 in (52.71 cm x 78.74 cm)
Gift of the artist
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring an image of tally marks on a wall. A newsclipping featuring a photo of bags on shelves lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
Tallies
inkjet print on paper
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);20 1/2 in x 31 in (52.07 cm x 78.74 cm)
Gift of the artist
This drawing shows the head of a man. Sketched lines with shading around cheeks and eyes, which are closed, create the visage.  A faintly visible hat is sketched on the head. The drawing is signed (u.r.) "Anton Refregier." It may also say "San Francisco" although the handwriting is not clear.
Anton Refregier
Study of a Man's Head for "History of California"
graphite on paper
16 3/4 in x 13 15/16 in (42.55 cm x 35.4 cm)
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David Chun
Chinese Shrimp Camp
lithograph on paper
9 ¾ in x 14 ⅛ in (24.77 cm x 35.88 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Photocollage featuring two handwritten letters and six black and white photo portraits. The background is black with handwritten text bordered by blue and white designs snaking across the entire surface. 
Joanne Leonard
The Personal is the Political
gelatin silver print on paper mounted on board
18 in x 22 in (45.72 cm x 55.88 cm)
Gift of the artist

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