Cornelius Van Vorst, ca.1620; 
Jersey City Free Public Library; Grover Cleveland Political Cartoon; 
Grover Cleveland Birthplace Historical Site Collection Peter Lee, former slave, ca.1880; 
Hoboken Historical Photographs Collection; Farm Map of Hillsboro, Somerset County, 1860; 
Historical Maps of New Jersey Collection; Bathing Beauties, 1890-1930; 
American Labor Museum/Botto House National Landmark Collection; Flag Salute, 1950; 
Seabrook Farms Collection;

Interpreting Art as History
Click on each panel to see a larger image of that section of the mural and to listen to Bernarda Shahn's description of how the mural was designed and completed. Bernarda Shahn's descriptions begin with the center mural, continue with the right mural, and end with Shahn's depiction.
  • How many of the people or events depicted in the mural can you identify?
  • Describe what you see.
  • How did you come to this conclusion?
  • What questions do you have about this mural?
Mural - Left
Mural - Center
Mural - Right
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