“People Wasn’t Made to Burn”: Ben Shahn and the Hickman Story
May 11 – August 29, 2010
The David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago
5550 S. Greenwood Ave., Chicago
According to Joe Allen’s article “A Previously Unknown Individual” in the July-August 2009 issue of International Socialist Review, a Chicago firefighter described the fire as a “holocaust.” Allen also explains that Hickman was a man of faith:
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