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Ride By Terror

by James Turnbull

A terrorized Southern black family hide themselves in high grass as hooded Ku Klux Klan members move menacingly through the field behind them.  Ominous dark clouds hover over the haunting scene.

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James Turnbull - Ride By Terror

James Turnbull, Ride by Terror,1941.  Oil on masonite, 29 x 33 in. 

Museum Purchase, Derby Fund, from the Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930-1970

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