The 20th Century American Political Pamphlets collection is comprised of representative samples of publicity and policy positions from thirty advocacy groups, which document the multiplicity of voices that shaped the vibrant give and take of political activism in the U.S. during the latter half of the 20th century. This digital collection is part of a larger physical collection of more than 40 linear feet housed in Wichita State University Libraries Special Collections that documents the activities of more than 1400 advocacy groups across the political spectrum from 1950-1990. Political, economic and social issues represented in this collection include support for American patriotism, strong American defense, anti-Communism, opposition to the Vietnam War, promotion of strict interpretations of the U.S. Constitution, advocacy of states’ rights and individual property rights, black power, white separatism, feminism and its opposition, gay liberation, opposition to and support for abortion, as well as fact-finding organizations promoting such issues as accuracy in the media.
Pastel on paper, 10 1/2" by 23 1/2" and 2" inch wide very attractive and complementary oak Arts and Crafts appearance wood frame, unsigned, the subject bananas, peaches, and a basket, circa 1920. This is a typical example of the early 20th century American pastel school. Reaching back to artists who created pastels late in the 19th century, pastel artists like William Joseph Chandler, Glatthaar, and others created works for homes that would exhibit more quality than mere reproductions. Excellent examples are highly sought after today and are widely collected. Condition of this example is very good, with no moisture stains and minimal pastel dust contact with the glass. .
|The 20th Century in America takes a look at this modern era through reading material and hands-on projects that will reinforce lessons, as well as introduce you to new information. Included are 22 lap booking project topics that incorporate creative writing, coloring and drawing, research, and more. There's even a project that looks at the changing fads in food, from sliced bread to T.V. dinners, of course, with recipes for classics such as tuna noodle casserole for you to try for yourself!
The reading text comes in two formats to print, resulting in full-size pages of text for a binder, or a 32-page booklet to store with the lap book.
Beautifully detailed masters are provided for all printable projects! Step-by-step illustrated directions contain printing and assembly instructions for the text booklet, each project, and the lap book assembly.
The menu also contains photos to aid you in viewing the finished projects. Should you wish to embellish the study with additional reading, a list of additional suggested resources is offered as well.
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This next painting, Chop Suey, shows a slice of 20th century Americana that so many people love—but Hopper was different from the typical “Americana” artist.
Millennium 2000 - 20th Century America: 100 Influential People takes a look at 100 Americans who greatly influenced life during the century that brought the United States to the world's center stage, a century that has been called the "American century". From Woodrow Wilson, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jane Addams to Frank Lloyd Wright, Ella Fitzgerald and the Wright Brothers, this group includes leaders from all sectors of American life. A short biography offers detail on the successes, breakthroughs and occasional failures of each of these 100 luminaries. This thought-provoking look at 20th century America is sure to be reviewed, discussed and debated as we approach the next 100 years.