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

May 5, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 34 Norman Rockwell- Freedom of Speech  Worksheet Humanities Week 34 Norman Rockwell Freedom of Speech After Japan attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, America was soon bustling to marshal its forces on the home front … Continue reading

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DOROTHEA LANGE: Migrant Mother, c.1936

April 28, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 33 Dorothea Lange Migrant Mother c. 1936  Worksheet HUMANITIES WEEK 33 Dorothea Lange Migrant Mother The Great Depression was especially hard on farmers. They not only suffered through the national economic crisis but endured a string … Continue reading

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THOMAS HART BENTON: The Sources of Country Music, c.1975

April 21, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 32 THOMAS HART BENTON Sources of Country Music                                                        … Continue reading

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Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series, No. 57, 1940-1941

April 14, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 31 Jacob Lawrence Migration Series          Worksheet  Humanities Week 31 Jacob Lawrence Migration Series Jacob Lawrence did not need to look far to find a heroic African American woman for this image … Continue reading

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FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT: Fallingwater, c.1935–1939

April 7, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 30 Frank Lloyd Wright Fallingwater          Worksheet  Humanities Week 30 Frank Lloyd Wright Worksheet Fallingwater is a man-made dwelling suspended above a waterfall. It offers an imaginative solution to a perennial American … Continue reading

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EDWARD HOPPER: House by the Railroad, c.1925

March 31, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 29 Edward Hopper House by the Railroad  Worksheet:  Humanities Week 29 Edward Hopper Worksheet The sunlight illuminating House by the Railroad is bright enough to cast deep shadows on the stately Victorian mansion, but not to chase … Continue reading

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WILLIAM VAN ALEN: The Chrysler Building, c. 1926–1930

March 24, 2016 PowerPoint Humanities Week 28 William Van Alen The Chrysler Building  Worksheet Humanities Week 28 William Van Alen The Chrysler Building The Chrysler Building could only have been constructed in the competitive climate of Manhattan in the 1920s. The American … Continue reading

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