Romare Bearden, Factory Workers

During World War II, racism flourished in the United States even as the war effort sought to bring people together.

Romare Bearden, Factory Workers, 1942, gouache and casein on brown Kraft paper mounted on board, 94.93 x 73.03 cm (Minneapolis Institute of Art)

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Cite this page as: Dennis Michael Jon, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Dr. Beth Harris, "Romare Bearden, Factory Workers," in Smarthistory, December 21, 2018, accessed May 18, 2024,