Monthly Archives: May 2014

NORMAN ROCKWELL: Freedom of Speech, The Saturday Evening Post, c.1943

After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, America was soon bustling to marshal its forces on the home front as well as abroad. Norman Rockwell, already well known as an illustrator for one of the country‚Äôs most popular … Continue reading

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DOROTHEA LANGE: Migrant Mother, c.1936

The Great Depression was especially hard on farmers. They not only suffered through the national economic crisis but endured a string of natural disasters, including floods and dust storms that devastated their crops and destroyed their livelihoods. Thousands of poverty-stricken … Continue reading

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