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John Henry Building a Railroad

1936 Fred Becker Born: Oakland, California 1913 Died: Amherst, Massachusetts 2004 wood engraving on paper 7 x 5 in. (17.8 x 12.7 cm) Smithsonian American Art Museum Transfer from the Evander Childs High School, Bronx, New York through the General Services Administration 1975.83.28 Not currently on view


Keywords

Ethnic - African-American

Literature - character - John Henry

Occupation - industry - railroad

New Deal - Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project - New York City

graphic arts - print

paper

wood engraving

About Fred Becker

Born: Oakland, California 1913 Died: Amherst, Massachusetts 2004

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