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W19 Cordell - AMCULT 301 / LATINOAM 301 - Literature of the Undocumented

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
2010
inkjet print | paper
Gift of the artist
2016/2.149
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a photo of the American flag hanging from a building. A newsclipping featuring a photo of children behind a barricade and an adult holding an American flag lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
Flags
2012
inkjet print | paper
Gift of the artist
2016/2.157
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
2016
inkjet print | paper
Gift of the artist
2016/2.165
A mixed media assemblage consisting of welding goggles, rusted metal, a padlock, and two rusted bells hanging from a chain mounted on a wooden board with screws. The position of the objects, with goggles at the top, makes the assemblage look vaguely face-like.
George Vargas
Michigan Worker
1985
welding goggles, metal, hanging bells, rusty bottle cap, pulleys, chains, padlock | plywood
Gift of the artist
2004/1.153
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David Chun
Chinese Shrimp Camp
1939
lithograph | paper
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.17
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
1937
lithograph | paper
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
1943.2
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"
1936 – 1948
graphite | paper
1951/2.21
Elliott Erwitt
People and Statues on Beach, San Juan, Puerto Rico, from "Recent Developments"
1978
gelatin silver print | paper
Gift of Lawrence and Carol Zicklin
1987/1.175.3
Figures in front of a large planar wall. On the left, there is one seated female in a white cloack and one standing female in a black cloack. Both of these women's faces are visible. At the center, there is a women in a black cloack carrying two large sacs and walking towards the right. To her right, there are two man walking away in dark costumes, holding rifles and wearing white, wide-brimmed hat. On the far right, there is a women walking away and dressed in white with two hair-braids visible. 
José Orozco
Marching Women
1883 – 1933
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1948/1.72
This is a collage of black and white photographs showing parts of automobiles including mirror images of some of them, making the near symmetry a bit syncopated. There are repeated photos of two different couples, one of a man and a woman, the other of two men, photos of textiles and a photo of woman wearing similar textile, and a large hat in the bottom left corner. 
George Vargas
Temple of Autos
1984
photo collage | foam core
Gift of the artist
2004/1.155
This piece is a collage with metal strips, a crushed can, a profile painting of a face on top of stencilled letters, numbers, and dollar sign.
George Vargas
Michael
1988
metal strips, crushed can, silver letters | wood
Gift of the artist
2004/1.154
This dark print shows a barefoot young girl dressed in a long white garment with an infant strapped to her back.
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Child Mother
1940 – 1958
lithograph | paper
Museum Purchase
1958/1.111

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