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For the People:  Nebraska's New Deal Art

Illustrating Hope

Nothing is known about Raymond Johnson, the artist behind these poster illustrations, or whether these images ever became distributed posters. Johnson chose to convey a positive message that would have been welcome to many.



Bill's Got a Job

Raymond Johnson, Omaha
Ink on board
16 x 16 matted
743p-052

 



Proof People are Buying

Raymond Johnson, Omaha
Ink on board
18 x 18 matted
743p-053

 



CWA Made Happy Homes

Raymond Johnson, Omaha
Ink on board
22 x 30 unframed
743p-054

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All artwork in this exhibit is Courtesy of the Fine Arts Program, Public Buildings Service, U.S. General Services Administration Commissioned through the New Deal art projects.
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