Tree of Life | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

Photograph

Tree of Life

Tree of Life | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Mural on the side of a building, depicting hands of different colors grasping a tree. The tree has many faces at its base and various scenes on its leaves. Caption reads: <b>"'TREE OF LIFE'</b> — A mural at Project Focal Point, 811 W. Burleigh St., was an undertaking of Milwaukee area Girl Scouts and young workers employed by Inner City Youth Service Agencies under the direction of Lovenia Johnson, a member of the Focal Point staff. The tree of life illustrated good things the children would like to see in the city."
DESCRIPTION
Mural on the side of a building, depicting hands of different colors grasping a tree. The tree has many faces at its base and various scenes on its leaves. Caption reads: "'TREE OF LIFE' — A mural at Project Focal Point, 811 W. Burleigh St., was an undertaking of Milwaukee area Girl Scouts and young workers employed by Inner City Youth Service Agencies under the direction of Lovenia Johnson, a member of the Focal Point staff. The tree of life illustrated good things the children would like to see in the city."
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:140419
Creation Date: September 06 1977
Creator Name:Gebhard, Erwin
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Classified File
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:photographic print, b&w
Original Format Number:CF 6797
Original Dimensions:8 x 10 inches
SUBJECTS
Brickwork
Buildings
Windows
Murals
Neighborhoods
Outdoor photography
Race relations

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