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The Depression Blues ... & Reds ... & Yellows ... Artists of the New Deal


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President Roosevelt's New Deal offered the state's artists and sculptors unprecedented opportunities. Under the Federal Art Program, artists and craftsmen were commissioned to create pieces for public buildings, advertisements, theatrical productions, and a wide range of other projects. One predominant artist, James McLean, emerged from the program and examples of his murals could be seen in Greensboro's Grimsley High School and Concord's Charles Cannon Memorial Library.
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