John Henry as Defense Worker

Image Information: "In 1945, Indiana-born illustrator James Daugherty drew John Henry as a defense worker, flanked here by a GI, a mother and a child. Just below them and arranged in a frieze stand other heroes: Joe Louis, George Washington Carver, Paul Robeson, Marian Anderson, Booker T. Washington and Richard Wright." Weblink.
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Modern Languages / Anthropology 3043: Folklore & Mythology. Laura Gibbs, Ph.D. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. You must give the original author credit. You may not use this work for commercial purposes. If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you may distribute the resulting work only under a license identical to this one.
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