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The Cultural Politics of Nostalgia: Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney’s Missouri: Heart of the Nation Art Collection 

When: Thu., Feb. 11, 7-8:30 p.m. 2016
Phone: 636-949-4700
Price: free
@ Dunseth Auditorium, Harmon Hall, Lindenwood University, 209 S. Kingshighway, St. Charles, MO 63301
This talk will focus on paintings of St. Louis life commissioned by the Scruggs-Vandervoort-Barney department store in 1946, many of which present the very conditions and attitudes that have led to the racial conflicts that continue to haunt the city and state. Event sponsored by the Lindenwood American Culture Speaker Series, with support from the Missouri Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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