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John Henry's Mad

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Title
John Henry's Mad
Names
United States. Works Progress Administration (Sponsor)
Rico, Dan (1910-1985) (Artist)
Collection

Works Progress Administration (WPA) Art

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1935 - 1943 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division
Topics
African Americans
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Legends
Folklore
Lightning
Storms
Genres
Prints
Physical Description
Blockprints
Extent: Image: 11 x 8 in.; on paper: 16.5 x 11.5 in.
Extent: 1 print
Paper, cream, wove
Signed lr: Dan Rico
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Accession number: PR.X.038.1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e616dc90-d568-0131-3d5f-58d385a7bbd0
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1935: Created (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2018: Found by you!
  • 2019

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. "John Henry's Mad" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1935 - 1943. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8116f5d0-d56d-0131-c3ec-58d385a7bbd0

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. "John Henry's Mad" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 19, 2018. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8116f5d0-d56d-0131-c3ec-58d385a7bbd0

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Art and Artifacts Division, The New York Public Library. (1935 - 1943). John Henry's Mad Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8116f5d0-d56d-0131-c3ec-58d385a7bbd0

Wikipedia Citation

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John Henry's Mad