Title: Chippewa Indians Harvesting Wild Rice
Artist: Frances S. Reichmann Badger
Dimensions: 28″ x 18″
Location: St. Charles Public Library (Computer Room), 1 South 6th Avenue
Owner: St. Charles Public Library
Map Locator Number: #10
Story: This painting, by artist Frances S. Reichmann Badger, is one of a collection owned by the Library. Badger 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