Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    West Virginia : The same old line-up! 1 drawing : ink brush over graphite underdrawing ; 40.3 x 55.9 cm. (sheet) | Cartoon showing soldier with rifle trained on striking West Virginia miner; standing to the right, behind the soldier, are President Harding and a mine owner.
    • Contributor: Robinson, Boardman
    • Date: 1921
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Tuesday - Othelia] 1 print : lithograph ; 28.3 x 35.7 cm. (image), 40.7 x 48.5 cm. (sheet) | African American woman ironing.
    • Contributor: Wolfe, Meyer
    • Date: 1934
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Office girls] 1 print : etching ; 20 x 12.5 cm. (plate), 32.8 x 25 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows two women, fashionably dressed, standing at the entrance to a building.
    • Contributor: Bishop, Isabel
    • Date: 1938
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Pizarro contemplating over the product of his new Peruvian mine 1 print : etching, hand-colored ; 36.6 x 26.5 cm. (sheet) | Print shows Richard Sheridan as Francisco Pizarro entranced by all the gold coins in his helmet.
    • Contributor: Gillray, James
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Boss of the block 1 print : aquatint and etching ; 28.2 x 18.8 cm. (image), 40.8 x 27.8 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows three-quarter length portrait of woman standing in profile with hands on hips.
    • Contributor: Lewis, Martin
    • Date: 1939
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Salute to the sun 1 print : offset lithograph ; 28.9 x 43.4 cm. (sheet) | Print shows a Huichol priest with an acolyte, their wives and children, sitting before a drum shaped altar during salute to the sun ceremony.
    • Contributor: Bracho, Angel
    • Date: 1945
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    "Frankie and Johnnie" from "HIM" 1 print : etching ; 12.3 x 20.1 cm. (image), 24.4 x 31.5 cm. (sheet) | Sloan captures Hemsley Winfield and Goldye Steiner in e.e. cummings' rendition of the folk tune, "Frankie and Johnie," from Act II, Scene 5. The female figure represents the cold ground where the doll, "Johnie" is buried.
    • Contributor: Sloan, John - Cummings, E. E. (Edward Estlin)
    • Date: 1928
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The Lord provides 1 print : lithograph ; 30.4 x 22.5 cm. (image), 40 x 29.2 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows a uniformed police officer with baton and another man removing a woman protesting unemployment during the Depression; on the ground, in the background, is a sign "Work or Bread".
    • Contributor: Burck, Jacob
    • Date: 1934
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    All God's chilluns' got wings! 1 print : etching and aquatint ; 27.9 x 17.7 cm. (image), 35.3 x 22.4 cm. (sheet) | African Americans entering church at night.
    • Contributor: White, Elizabeth
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [10th Ave. at 27th St.] 1 print : etching ; 19.8 x 27.6 cm. (image), 31.3 x 39.3 cm. (sheet) | Prints shows several men, wearing heavy coats, loitering on a street corner in a city; a woman crossing the street.
    • Contributor: Marsh, Reginald
    • Date: 1931
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Star burlesk
    Star burlesque
    1 print : etching ; 30.1 x 22.2 cm (image), 40.3 x 33.2 cm (sheet) | Illustration shows interior view of ornate theater with a topless burlesque dancer on stage before an audience of men straining to get a better view.
    • Contributor: Marsh, Reginald
    • Date: 1933
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Aidez l'Espagne 1 print : pochoir, with lithographed text, color. | Print shows an abstracted torso of a man with an enlarged muscular right arm and clenched fist. Image draws support for Spain's Republican government under attack by the Fascists.
    • Contributor: Miró, Joan
    • Date: 1937
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Going to work 1 print : silkscreen ; 38 x 50.9 cm. (image), 45.3 x 60.4 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows two men going to work; they leave factory housing located to the right, cross a crude bridge over a ditch, headed for the factories in the background, on the left.
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, Harry
    • Date: 1941
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Non fiction 1 print : silkscreen, color ; 43.5 x 35.3 cm. (image), 59.7 x 43.1 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows an African American woman, her feet tangled in barbed wire, holding a child in front of a sign with a puppet banjo player painted on it and a cutout for a person's head.
    • Contributor: Gwathmey, Robert
    • Date: 1945
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Miner Joe] 1 print : silkscreen, color ; 61 x 46.3 cm. (image), 61 x 48.3 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows head-and-shoulders portrait of "Miner Joe."
    • Contributor: Olds, Elizabeth
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Roots odyssey 1 print : screen print, color ; 62.8 x 45.8 cm (plate), 68.5 x 53.3 cm. (sheet) | African man, bust portrait, left profile, facing a slave ship; map of Africa in background.
    • Contributor: Bearden, Romare
    • Date: 1976
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    San Francisco '34 waterfront strike 1 print : silkscreen, color ; 28.8 x 55.8 cm (image), 46.4 x 69.1 cm (sheet) | Illustration show scenes of dock workers during the waterfront strike in San Francisco in 1934, a silkscreen version of the mural entitled "The Waterfront - 1934" in the Rincon Post Office in San Francisco, Ca.
    • Contributor: Refregier, Anton
    • Date: 1940
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Prince Cinque] 1 print : screenprint, color ; 72.3 x 46 cm. (image), 101 x 66.2 (sheet) | Prince Cinque, head-and-shoulders portrait, facing front; rebellion aboard the slave ship Amistad in foreground below.
    • Contributor: Bearden, Romare
    • Date: 1971
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Peace, peace -- ach du Allein! 1 drawing on paper : ink over watercolor and gouache ; 23.5 x 17 cm. (sheet) | Illustration shows Adolf Hitler, Hermann Göring, Joseph Goebbels, and Heinrich Himmler singing.
    • Contributor: Szyk, Arthur
    • Date: 1939
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    At the window 1 collage : gouache and paper, color ; 40.5 x 8.5 cm. (sheet) | Collage shows a bare-breasted African American woman standing at a window in a brick building and a man passing on the street below.
    • Contributor: Bearden, Romare
    • Date: 1971
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The calabash 1 collage : gouache, paper, and fabric, color ; 29 x 18.5 cm. (sheet) | Collage shows a nude African American woman sitting in a landscape with pottery, a tree, a person holding an infant, and in the background, a house with the setting sun.
    • Contributor: Bearden, Romare
    • Date: 1970
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Bust portraits of Stuart Davis, Max Spivak, Julia Homburger, Ralph Pearson, David Alfaro Siqueiros, and Louis Lozowick at the American Artists Congress] 1 drawing : pencil ; 21.6 x 28 cm. (sheet)
    • Contributor: Gershoy, Eugenie,?-986 - Gershoy, Eugenie
    • Date: 1936
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Forming the League of Nations 1 drawing on bristol board : black ink ; 22.2 x 33.9 cm. (sheet) | President Woodrow Wilson points to easel, "League of Nations," while four of the six men in the room ignore him.
    • Contributor: Gropper, William
    • Date: 1918
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    The hero of the week 1 drawing : ink and opaque white over blue pencil underdrawing ; 31.5 x 24.7 cm. (sheet) | Drawing shows a man identified as "Martin" with head bandaged and standing on crutches labeled, in Yiddish, "Ford" and "Coughlin" and holding a banner, also in Yiddish, "In the Labor Day parade."
    • Date: 1930
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Morgan, Mellon, and Rockefeller 1 drawing on paper : crayon and ink ; 32 x 17.8 cm. (sheet) | Full-length caricature of three capitalists: J.P. Morgan, Andrew Mellon and John D. Rockefeller.
    • Contributor: Minor, Robert
    • Date: 1922