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A black ink on rag paper woodcut showing a horse hitched to a mill grinding sorghum. A man in a hat behind the mill is feeding shafts into the back of the mill. According to the artist, the scene is from Eastern Kansas. Sorghum Mill was drawn by Herschel C. Logan, who was born April 19, 1901 in Magnolia, Missouri , and shortly after his birth the family moved to Winfield, Kansas. He attended the Chicago Academy of Fine Arts for one year. Logan was a commercial and advertising artist in Salina, Kansas, until his retirement in 1968. He was a member of the Prairie Print Makers. After retirement, Logan moved to Santa Ana, California.
Creator: Herschel C. Logan
Item Number: 220476
KSHS Identifier: 1977.170.21
Agriculture - Crops - Sorghum/Milo
Agriculture - Livestock - Horses
Business and Industry - Agricultural Industries - Milling
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Artists
Collections - Museum
Community Life - Arts and Entertainment - Art - Printmaking - Prairie Print Makers
Date - 1930s - 1938
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Original Art - Picture - Genre
People - Notable Kansans - Logan, Herschel C., 1901-1987
Type of Material - Objects and Artifacts