Jewish Artists in America 1935 to 1945: Selections from the Collection of Steven and Stephanie Wasser

National Museum Of American Jewish History

Jewish Museum Exhibit Captures Life During Great Depression

Many of the artists worked as part of the Works Progress Administration, which supported workers during the depression. They used vibrant colors to tell showcase life amid layoffs, food shortages, housing crises and the escalating anti-Semitism.

01/28/2013

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