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History on the canvas

Original post made on Sep 19, 2013

When the world is in turmoil, sometimes the most courageous people are artists.

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Posted by Nick
a resident of University South
on Sep 19, 2013 at 2:00 am

Great article Rececca! For anyone interested in visiting the Hoover Library and Archives to delve deeper into these collections, we are open to the general public, all you need is a photo ID to register. Check out our website for more details: Web Link

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Posted by Thwarted
a resident of Southgate
on Sep 20, 2013 at 8:18 am

Look at what China and Iran do to artists of all kinds!

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Posted by Joe Hill
a resident of Charleston Gardens
on Sep 20, 2013 at 1:57 pm

Thwarted - don't need to go overseas... imagine what Joe Hill or Woodie Guthrie thought about oppression and class struggle?

Oh, wait...

Was a high wall there that tried to stop me
A sign was painted said: Private Property,
But on the back side it didn't say nothing —
God blessed America for me.
[This land was made for you and me.]

One bright sunny morning in the shadow of the steeple
By the Relief Office I saw my people —
As they stood hungry, I stood there wondering if
God blessed America for me.
[This land was made for you and me.]

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