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Years of Dust (Poster for the United States Resettlement Administration)

Ben Shahn American, born Lithuania

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Shahn was commissioned to create advertisements for the Resettlement Administration, a government agency that relocated impoverished people living in rural areas decimated during the Dust Bowl—a period of severe dust storms caused by drought and poor land management, exacerbated by the Depression.

Years of Dust (Poster for the United States Resettlement Administration), Ben Shahn (American (born Lithuania), Kaunas 1898–1969 New York), Lithograph

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