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Folklore Map of America

This cool map by social realist artist William Gropper was meant to showcase the diversity of national myths and folk stories and was distributed abroad through the U.S. Department of State starting in 1946. We wonder if it translated to any tourists.

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“William Gropper’s America, Its Folklore,” New York: Associated American Artists, c. 1946



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