Fort Dearborn Massacre

Title:  Fort Dearborn Massacre
Artist: Charles Turzak
Medium: Print – Woodcut
Dimensions: 8″ x 11″
Location: St. Charles Public Library (Carnegie Room), 1 South 6th Avenue
Owner: St. Charles Public Library
Map Locator Number: #10

Story:  This print, by artist Charles Turzak, is one of a collection owned by the Library.  Turzak was able to create these pieces with the assistance of the Federal Art Project, a WPA program established as a relief measure during the Great Depression to employ artists and artisans.

Visit Federal Art Project for more information about this program.

Photograph for the SCAC by Claudia Frost