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13. Southern Renaissance

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Eudora Welty - Selected Archive Items

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[4672] Conrad A. Albrizio, The New Deal (1934),
courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), Franklin D. Roosevelt Library (NLR).
A fresco of New York's Leonardo Da Vinci Art School. Showing working people, the mural was dedicated to President Roosevelt and commissioned by the WPA. Work was an important theme in depression-era art.

[5169] Ben Shahn, Two Women Walking along Street, Natchez, Mississippi (1935),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USF33-006093-M4 DLC].
Eudora Welty was born into a family of means in Mississippi in 1909 and resided there for most of her life. Welty rooted much of her work in the daily life of small southern towns.

[5524] Dorothea Lange, White Sharecropper Family, Formerly Mill Workers in the Gastonia Textile Mills. When the Mills Closed Down Seven Years Ago, They Came to This Farm Near Hartwell, Georgia (1937),
courtesy of the Library of Congress [LC-USF34-018147-CDLC].
The less glamorous side of rural southern life; a white share-cropping family seated on the porch of their cabin. This family is an example of the poorer, "everyday people" that writers such as William Faulkner and Eudora Welty focused on in their work.



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