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    • Untitled drawing for the Baltimore Almanac

    • Sopher, Aaron, 1905-1972; Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration.; Writers' Program (U.S.); Indians of North America;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two Native Americans. In the foreground, a Native American man is shown wearing 18th century American dress- a long coat, a vest, breeches, stockings, and heeled shoes. In one hand, he holds a walking stick or...
    • Double Rock

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Landscapes; Parks--Maryland; Forests and Fields; Rocks; Watercolor painting;
    • Watercolor by Aaron Sopher of an outcropping of rocks and boulders in the woods. Signed by the artist in the bottom right. The setting of this watercolor is Double Rock Park, located in Parkville, Maryland.
    • Refugees

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Painting; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Refugees;
    • Oil on canvas board painting by Aaron Sopher of a family of refugees. The painting depicts a man and woman walking side by side. They are shown in profile. The woman carries a large sack over her shoulder. Next to the woman and in the foreground of...
    • Zoo

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Zoos;
    • Pen and ink and watercolor drawing by Aaron Sopher of a group of people at a zoo. In the foreground are several children, including two older boys and a young girl holding a balloon. Also prominently featured in the foreground is a heavyset older...
    • View from Maryland Yacht Club, Baltimore

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Yacht clubs--Maryland--Baltimore;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of a view from the Maryland Yacht Club in Baltimore. The view looks out over the water, where a few small boats are anchored in the distance. On the opposite shore are mostly several factories and...
    • The Weather for 1941

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Weather; World War II;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher. In the center of the drawing, the title "The Weather for 1941" is written in pencil. On the sides of the drawing are two columns, each with different figures and scenes related to the weather and seasons. At the...
    • George Washington and Maryland Hospitality

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Washington, George, 1732-1799; Hospitality;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of two men sleeping. One man sleeps in a wooden bed. His hairstyle appears to be of the 18th century, as does his hat which hangs on the bedpost. The other man sleeps on the floor. He wears a hat, and clutches a...
    • Conestoga Wagon

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Wagons; Transportation;
    • Pen and ink and crayon drawing by Aaron Sopher of a Conestoga wagon. The wagon is pulled by horses along a road. One man sits on the side of the wagon, another on one of the horses, and a third man walks behind the wagon. A second wagon is visible...
    • Conestoga Wagon or Transportation

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Wagons; Transportation;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of a transportation scene. In the foreground of the drawing is a man carrying a large sack over one shoulder, and a walking stick in the opposite hand. He has a beard and wears a belted coat. His face is turned...
    • Baltimore Waterfront from Riverside Park

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Urban Parks; Waterfronts;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of Riverside Park in Baltimore, Maryland. In the foreground, two men relax in the grass. One of the men reclines on his elbow, his hat on the ground next to him. The other man lies looking upward, his...
    • Riverside Park- Baltimore

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Urban Parks;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of Riverside Park in Baltimore, Maryland. In the foreground, people sit and recline in a grassy area. To the left are a man with a hat and a woman reclining with one arm placed on her side. In the center...
    • View from Riverside Park, Baltimore

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Urban Parks;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of Riverside Park in Baltimore, Maryland. In the foreground is a large tree. Several people sit or lie beneath the tree, including a boy who reclines while flying a kite. In the left foreground, two people ride...
    • Harriet Tubman - Heroine of the Underground Railway

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913; Underground Railroad; Slavery
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of an African American woman, presumed to be Harriet Tubman, and an African American man. The woman wears a kerchief in her hair, and stands tall. She has her arm around the man and supports his weight, as he...
    • Fellow Passengers

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Transportation; Railroad trains;
    • Pen and ink and watercolor drawing by Aaron Sopher of three passengers riding inside what appears to be a train car. All three passengers are shown in profile. On the left side of the drawing, a man and woman sit next to one another. The woman has...
    • The Tobacco and Mrs. Beard

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Tobacco;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of an old woman sitting in front of a spinning wheel. She wears a dress and bonnet, and smokes a long pipe. Next to her is a large barrel filled with tobacco plants. The drawing is marked as though it was...
    • Bathing in Jones Falls

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Summer; Swimming;
    • Pen and ink drawing by Aaron Sopher of men swimming in the Jones Falls, a river which flows through Baltimore, Maryland. One of the men in the water is shirtless, another is shown with only his legs sticking out of the water. Men along the shore...
    • High Street, Baltimore

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Streets--Maryland--Baltimore;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of High Street in Baltimore. The street bustles with people and activity. In the foreground, a car sits parked at a curb. Next to the car, a woman is seen from behind pushing a stroller down the...
    • Night Scene no. 3

    • Artists--Maryland--Baltimore; Drawing; United States. Works Projects Administration; United States. Works Progress Administration; Writers' Program (U.S.); Streets--Maryland--Baltimore;
    • Pen and ink and wash drawing by Aaron Sopher of a street corner at night. The building on the corner houses a small store. The lit interior of the store is visible from outside. Through two large door windows, a store customer, products for sale, a...

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