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Nichols School 800 Greenleaf Evanston, Illinois

Due to Dr. Frederick Nichols participation in the citizen advisory board to the Federal Art Project in the 1930′s and 1940′s, Nichols School sponsored a large number of New Deal pieces of art:

“American Farm and Home Life” by Unknown – 7 panels of oil painting, originally installed in the cafeteria – 3 measuring 60″ x 75″ and 4 measuring 60″ x 25″.

“Evening in the Island of Bali” by Unknown – a diorama installed in 1937 in the library.

“Wild Life – Fowl” by Frances Badger – a water color painting, 18″ x 25″, in a gilt wood frame.

“Whaling Harbor” by Unknown – a diorama installed in 1937 in the library.

“Street Scene” by Walter Burt Adams – an oil painting in a white molding frame, 30″ x 38″.

“A Beaver Family at Work” by Unknown – a diorama installed in 1937 in the library.

“Provincetown” by Unknown – a diorama installed in 1937 in library.

“Negro Children” by Archibald Motley, Jr. – an oil on canvas mural, 9’5″ x 2’4″, done in 1936 and installed on South wall of the music room.

“Band Playing” by Archibald Motley, Jr. – an oil on canvas mural, 9’5″ x 2’4″, done in 1936 and installed on East wall of the music room.

“Dance Scene” by Archibald Motley, Jr. – an oil on canvas mural, 9’5″ x 2’4″, done in 1936 and installed on North wall of the music room.

“Zodiac Tiles” by Unknown – ceramic tiles installed in 1940.