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    • Blue Veil.

    • Blue Veil.

    • Paintings; Acrylic paintings; Abstract paintings; Abstract works

    • "In Louis's enormous 'veils' of the 1950s the physical operations of pouring paint or tilting a canvas so that the paint floods down it are powerfully implied." (Caption, p.28); "[Clement] Greenberg's conception of 'Modernism' as...
    • Civilisation Atlantique.

    • Civilisation Atlantique.

    • Paintings; Allusions; Anti-Americanism; Politics & government; Political issues; Capitalism; Imperialism; Wealth; Corruption; Poverty; Emigration & immigration; Social classes; Economic & social conditions; Domestic life; Child labor;...

    • "This enormous, collage-like painting is crammed with anti-American allusions. An electric chair sits on the plinth at the top center (the Rosenbergs were electrocuted as Russian spies in 1953). A GI nonchalantly reads a pornographic magazine....
    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Flood 1937 [general].

    • Floods; Floods--Kentucky--Louisville; Floods--Ohio River; Streets; Buildings; Houses; Stores & shops; Men; Boats

    • A large boat is in the foreground of a partially flooded street lined by stores and houses. Two men sit in a rowboat at the intersection of Dixie Highway and St. Louis Avenue. Image is stamped Ohio River Flood January - February 1937 by...
    • Egyptian musician.

    • Egyptian musician.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Arabs--Africa, North; North Africans; Indigenous peoples; Men; Boys; Turbans; Musicians; Camels; Musical instruments; Percussion instruments; Drums (Musical instruments); Staffs...

    • A man wearing a turban sits on a camel, probably in Festival Hall at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. He holds a stick, and is seated behind what appear to be a pair of drums. A man with a walking stick wearing a turban and white robe...
    • Igorata wedding dance.

    • Igorata wedding dance.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Men; Igorot (Philippine people); Indigenous peoples; Musical instruments; Percussion instruments; Drums (Musical instruments); Ceremonial dancers

    • A row of men in loincloths dance behind one another, banging on metal drums. Handwritten twice at bottom of photo: Igorata Wedding Dance. The Igorots come from the Cordillera region, in the Philippines island of Luzon; since the World's Fair in St....
    • Spanish dancer.

    • Spanish dancer.

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Exhibitions; Women; Dancers

    • A woman wearing a hat, flowered shawl over a dress, and high heels stands in profile in front of a large fountain encircled by stone lions, probably in Festival Hall at the World's Fair in St. Louis, Missouri. Handwritten at bottom of photo: A...
    • ALTON, 1906.

    • ALTON, 1906.

    • Side wheelers; Steamboats; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • ALTON, a side-wheel excursion boat with wood hull (241.1 ft. x 38 ft. x 7.3 ft.), was built at Howard in 1906. Owned by Eagle Packet Company in St. Louis, ALTON operated on the Mississippi River between St. Louis and Alton, Illinois. She had a...
    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • ANDREW CHRISTY, 1897.

    • Ferries; Side wheelers; Steamboats; Launchings; Boat & ship industry; Howard Ship Yards and Dock Company

    • ANDREW CHRISTY, a side-wheel ferry with steel hull (170 ft. x 48 ft. x 7.4 ft.), was built at Howard in 1897. Owned by Wiggins Ferry Company in St. Louis, the ferry operated in the St. Louis area initially and, after being sold to Falls City Ferry...
    • Arthur Younger Ford (1861-1926) Photograph Albums

    • Arthur Younger Ford (1861-1926) Photograph Albums

    • Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904 : Saint Louis, Mo.); Kentucky--Social life and customs; Coal mining; Oil wells; Lumber industry; Croplands; Horse farms; Buildings; Educational facilities

    • Assembled in 1904 for display in the Kentucky Building at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition (World's Fair) in St. Louis by the chair of the Kentucky delegation, Arthur Y. Ford, two of the albums contained 309 photographs from the Appalachian,...
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