Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

1942 Junior Prom dance card

image number:

P0041550

description:

Pat Wall seems to have based her design for the cover of the Junior Prom dance card on the painting "Swing Landscape" by Stuart Davis.

Davis had painted his work in 1938 as part of a WPA arts project.

Henry Hope and the IU School of Fine Arts acquired the Davis painting in 1942.

Dance card is with IU Archives' reference folder "Junior Prom - 1942"

date taken:

1942 March 27

photographer studio:

Wall, Pat (as artist)

photographer studio:

Davis, Stuart (as artist)

personal name:

Wall, Pat

personal name:

Davis, Stuart

building name:

Indiana Memorial Union (Union Building)

corporate name:

Class of 1943

event name:

Junior Prom

topic:

Art

topic:

Dance

topic:

Dance cards

topic:

Women

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Alumni Hall

series:

Groups