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Race and American Music

Thomas Hart Benton
I Got A Gal On Sourwood Mountain
lithograph on paper
22 1/16 in x 18 ⅛ in (56.04 cm x 46.04 cm)
Gift of Suzanne Beutler
This is an abstract face of a figure looking to the right. The head is divided into compartments of varying textures by several straight lines. There are piano keys are on the left side of the head, and a cigarette at top left. 
Sargent Claude Johnson
Lenox Avenue
lithograph on paper
12 ½ in x 8 9/16 in (31.75 cm x 21.75 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Prentiss Taylor
Macedonia A.M.E.
lithograph on paper
9 9/16 in x 13 ⅜ in (24.29 cm x 33.97 cm)
Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration Commissioned through the New Deal art projects;Courtesy of the Fine Arts Collection, U.S. General Services Administration, New Deal art project
This print shows two figures dancing in front of three musicians by the water with a moon in the sky and reflected in the water. A far away seaside fort is visible in the upper left corner. 
Miguel Covarrubias
Afro-Cuban Dancers and Percussionists
lithograph on paper
9 1/4 in x 13 1/2 in (23.5 cm x 34.29 cm);11 15/16 in x 16 1/16 in (30.32 cm x 40.8 cm);22 1/16 in x 28 1/8 in (56.04 cm x 71.44 cm)
Museum Purchase
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Frederick W. Becker
Trombone Player
wood engraving on paper
4 15/16 in x 7 4/5 in (12.54 cm x 19.84 cm);4 15/16 in x 7 4/5 in (12.54 cm x 19.84 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
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Frederick W. Becker
Drummer
wood engraving on paper
8 ⅛ in x 6 in (20.64 cm x 15.24 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
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Frederick W. Becker
Guitar Player
wood engraving on paper
4 ½ in x 6 in (11.43 cm x 15.24 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
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Frederick W. Becker
Piano Player
wood engraving on paper
5 15/16 in x 7 15/16 in (15.08 cm x 20.16 cm)
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
Herbert Harvey
The Troubadour
drypoint on paper
10 1/16 in. x 8 in. ( 25.6 cm x 20.3 cm )
Gift of Carl Fredric Clarke
Bruce Giffin
Music on the Streets of Detroit, from "Detroit Focus 2000"
black and white photograph on paper
14 in. x 11 in. ( 35.5 cm x 27.9 cm )
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
Gus Foster
Marching Band, Michigan Stadium
345 panoramic color photograph on paper
7 15/16 in. x 52 1/4 in. ( 20.2 cm x 132.7 cm )
Gift of Mary & Millard Pryor
Gregory Orloff
Guitar Player
woodcut on paper
14 ½ in x 14 4/5 in (36.83 cm x 37.62 cm);14 ½ in x 14 4/5 in (36.83 cm x 37.62 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Colton Storm

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