Gender, Political Art and Propaganda: The Legacy of Women's Suffrage, 1860 to the Present

Women's Suffrage Murals and Women's Rights Murals in Laramie

Gender, Political Art and Propaganda: The Legacy of Women's Suffrage, 1860 to the Present

Laramie, Wyoming 82070, United States

Created By: Colleen Denney

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WMST 4500-02/Art 3002 class project exploring gendered activst issues.


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What You'll See on the Tour

  This mural is based on a photograph of Caroline Lockhart posing on a bicycle. As with many of the murals located within the historic corridor alley in downtown Laramie, Wyoming, this one is black and white with only one color allotted in... Read more
     Hidden upon an alley wall in downtown Laramie lives the portrait mural of rebellious Katharine Fowler-Billings (1902-1997?)—Kay Shooting Rattlesnakes—painted in 2016 by artist June Glasson. The mural, which illustrates Kay prac... Read more
      Painted in sepia brown and red brick tones, the Parry Sisters is a section of the Wild West Social Justice mural by Adrienne Vetter from 2016-2017. The sisters, Ethyle (1869-1942) and Juanitia (1869-1917) who were twins, stand out ... Read more
     The mural dedicated in remembrance to Matthew Shepard titled Action Angels is a translation from a photograph that pictures local activist members of the Angels of Peace movement. The mural depicts a historic moment when the Angels... Read more
The campus of the University of Wyoming (U.W.) welcomed and benefitted from President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's New Deal programs during the Great Depression. Part of the New Deal was the Work's Progress Administration (W.P.A.), which fun... Read more

 

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