Title: The Board of Education for the Chicago ...
Publisher: [Chicago]: n.d.
Unpaginated, 14 leaves, printed on one side only. This is a fairly recent item, coming out of a project to identify WPA murals in the Chicago Public Schools. The art found expanded beyond that to include four other categories-American Painters of the Early 20th Century; American Impression; Modern Masters; and Portraiture. This booklet is an catalog of an exhibit of a selection of works from the portraiture collection, featuring representations of influential Chicagoans: John Peter Altgeld, mayor (artist unknown); Mary McLeod Methune, educator and African American activist (artist, Rudolph Florence); R. Nathaniel Pett, musician (Ronald Groves); Frank Lehrman Gillespie, founder of Liberty Life Ins. Co. in 1919 (William Edward Scott); Dr. Frank W. Gunsaulus, clergyman (Arvid Nyholm); Carter Harrison, Sr., mayor, assassinated in office (Hermann Schultz); Donald L. Morrill, advocate for night schools for immigrants(D.D. Coombs); Jane A. Neil, educator and advocate for education of the disabled (photograph by Ivy Babbitt); Helen C. Pierce, advocate for children (Walter Brownson); Charles Proteus Steinmetz, electrical engineer who held more than two hundred patents (H.H. Molt Smith); Edward Tilden, Chicago industrialist and president of the Board of Education (unknown); Carter G. Woodson, promoter of Black history (Donnie R. Carter). The booklet includes color photos of the twelve portraits. Stiff gray paper cover tied with ribbon, fine. Bookseller Inventory # 1209KH3
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