List of illustrations

  • Dos niños
  • Civil Rights Congress
  • I am the Negro Woman, from "The Negro Woman"
  • I have always worked hard in America, from "The Negro Woman"
  • In the fields, from "The Negro Woman"
  • In other folks' homes, from "The Negro Woman"
  • I have given the world my songs, from "The Negro Woman"
  • In Sojourner Truth I fought for the rights of women as well as Negroes, from "The Negro Woman"
  • In Harriet Tubman I helped hundreds to freedom, from "The Negro Woman"
  • In Phillis Wheatley I proved intellectual equality in the midst of slavery, from "The Negro Woman"
  • My role has been important in the struggle to organize the unorganized, from "The Negro Woman"
  • I have studied in ever increasing numbers, from "The Negro Woman"
  • My reward has been bars between me and the rest of the land, from "The Negro Woman
  • I have special reservations, from "The Negro Woman"
  • Special houses, from "The Negro Woman"
  • And a special fear for my loved ones, from "The Negro Woman"
  • My right is a future of equality with other Americans, from "The Negro Woman"
  • Sharecropper
  • La presa (The Dam)
  • Sharecropper
  • These Two Generations
  • Survivor
  • Harriet
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Description: Elizabeth Catlett: In the Image of the People
~Elizabeth Catlett was born in our nation’s capital in 1915, the granddaughter of slaves. She graduated from Howard University, having studied design, drawing, printmaking, and art history. After a two-year stint teaching high school in North Carolina, she enrolled at the University of Iowa, where she was influenced by, among others, the regionalist...
Description: Elizabeth Catlett: In the Image of the People
Elizabeth Catlett’s prints cry out in protest, proclaim solidarity, demand justice, and celebrate the determination, staunch resistance, and, at times against all odds, sheer survival of ordinary people. For more than sixty years, first in the United States and then in Mexico, Catlett has produced politically charged and aesthetically compelling graphic images of what matters most to...

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