Alternately titled A Sacred Profession Is Open to College Graduates, Olds’ Depression-era lithograph is a comment on the extremity of American poverty: even college graduates, still in their robes, are reduced to begging for change to make a living.
Elizabeth Olds, No Unemployment, 1936. Lithograph, 9 ¾ x 12 ¾ in.
Museum Purchase, Derby Fund, from the Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930-1970
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