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Ben Shahn mock-up for a government brochure promoting resettlement

view Ben Shahn mock-up for a government brochure promoting resettlement digital asset number 1
Creator:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Subject:
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section
Type:
Artworks
Date:
1935 or 1936
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 mock-ups : various media ; 23 x 18.5
Summary:
Dates based on finding aid.
Mock-up on artists' board juxtaposes a photograph of a flooded town with hand-lettered text: The hills above this town have been robbed of their protecting forests; resettlement will save this town by turning the wasted cut-over areas back to forest land.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Land settlement--United States
Natural disasters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18340
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Ben Shahn papers, 1879-1990, bulk 1933-1970
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Archives of American Art
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