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W20 Galura - SW 200 - Understanding Social Issues of Our Time

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 two helmeted figures in the foreground, and a crowd of people gathered around cars and looking to the viewer's left. Buildings and gravel piles appear in the background.
Danny Lyon
An angry crowd forms in Cambridge
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
A group of people marching in protest outside of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Danny Lyon
March on Washington, [SNCC members and friends defiantly gather to sing freedom songs], from "Memories of the Southern Civil Rights Movement"
gelatin silver print on paper
14 x 11 in. ( 35.56 x 27.94 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
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 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
Chaim Gross
M.L.K. Jr.
lithograph on moderately textured cream BFK Rives wove paper
23 1/16 in. x 20 1/16 in. ( 58.5 cm x 50.9 cm )
Gift of Mrs. Renee Gross
The word “love” printed in capital letters in red on a blue and green background with a black border or frame<br />
Robert Indiana
Love
color lithograph on paper
34 in. x 34 in. ( 86.4 cm x 86.4 cm )
Gift of David L. Chambers and John G. Crane
A black and white photograph of four people lying on the ground. One person's face is covered by an American flag, while the man behind her has his face covered by a hat. The group appears to be asleep. The feet and shoes of other people standing around the group of four is visible in the background. The print is signed (l.r.) "Edward Roberson" in pen.
Edward (Robbie) Roberson
Tired Marchers Sleep on the Streets—"We were tired, we were tired.", Selma, Alabama
inkjet print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift of Detroit Focus 2000, and partial purchase with funds from the Jean Paul Slusser Memorial Fund
This print is composed of sets of faces in three registers.  Along the top, in a black stripe, is a repeated, closely cropped image of a woman's face looking to the left.  In the middle left are five repeated images in shades of brown of a woman's face looking right, toward the face of a man in black.  Along the bottom are three large images of a woman's face in green, brown and blue.
Elizabeth Catlett
Malcolm X Speaks for Us
linoleum cut on paper
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Gift of Elizabeth Catlett
Black and white image of a group of people standing in a street and holding boards with letters to spell 'JOBART.'
Joanne Leonard
Protestors Lined Up Around Boards with Lettering J O B A R T
gelatin silver print on paper
10 in x 8 in (25.4 cm x 20.32 cm);6 in x 6 1/2 in (15.24 cm x 16.51 cm)
Gift of the artist
Image of a book lying open to a page featuring a photo of a person being restrained by another person in riot gear. A newsclipping featuring Munch's Scream lies on the book across the open page.  
Joanne Leonard
The Screams (Munch and Civil Rights)
inkjet print on paper
24 in x 36 in (60.96 cm x 91.44 cm);21 in x 31 in (53.34 cm x 78.74 cm)
Gift of the artist
Black and white image of students wearing uniforms and holding drums. Two women are holding a banner saying "Prescott Council."
Joanne Leonard
McCloymonds High School Band Members Posing Under "Prescott Council" Sign
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift of the artist

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