Just found this Emory Seidel centerpiece up for auction. It’s 20 inches long.
AP photo from May 11, 1941, showing Ruth Van Sickle Ford, first woman member of the Palette and Chisel, one-time president and director of the Chicago Academy of Art, and renowned art teacher.
We know Emory Seidel as a sculptor. Here he is designing a poster for Firestone Tires:
Through May 11, there’s an exhibit of Walter Ufer’s work at the National Cowboy Museum in Oklahoma City, OK. Wish I had known of it earlier!
Previously we saw the obituary notice for Al Ullrich, which noted that he had purchased Lord’s Department Store in Evanston in 1917. That got me to wondering about the department store and what it was like. Here’s a late 19th century photo of Lord’s and two ads from the Lake Shore News of October 7, 1921:
Hake is on the left. Mural unknown.