Photos and documents related to Philip Evergood's mural "The Bridge of Life" located in Welles Hall.

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  • Kalamazoo College Alumnus (October, 1955) 

    Kalamazoo College Alumni Association; Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, Mich. : Kalamazoo College, 1955-10)
    16th Annual Fund -- From President Hicks -- Dean Of Stetson Chapel -- New Faces -- Adventures In Understanding -- Evergood's "The Bridge Of Life" -- Homecoming -- New Council Action -- Admissions In Rochester -- Speaking ...
  • Letter Regarding the Evergood Mural 

    Waskowsky, Michael J., 1917-1969 (Kalamazoo College, 1966-12-28)
    Michael Waskowsky was a faculty member in the college's Art Department from 1949 to 1969. He wrote this letter about the Evergood mural in Welles Hall in response to two different newspaper articles. The first article ...
  • The WPA Federal Art Project: A Dark Age Averted 

    Alarie, Patricia (1983)
    "There is a theory that art always somehow takes care of itself, as if it were a rootless plant feeding upon itself in sequestered places. Many people are willing to believe, in a time like this, when art patronage has ...
  • Letter from Philip Evergood 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (1966-08-27)
    A letter written in 1966 by artist Philip Evergood to Rob Warden of the Chicago Daily News. In it the artist explains the history behind "The Bridge of Life" mural located in Welles Hall.
  • Sunny Side of the Street 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (9999)
  • Dedication: The Welles Hall Mural 

    Hemmes, Luike Johann, 1888-1976 (Kalamazoo College, 1942-05-31)
    Dedication program for the Welles Hall mural painted by Philip Evergood. The program includes a history, biography of the artist, and an interpretation by Professor Luike J. Hemmes.
  • Kalamazoo Landscape; Lithograph [108.1] 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (Kalamazoo College, 9999)
  • City Lights; Lithograph [107.1] 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (Kalamazoo College, 9999)
  • Bridge of Life; Oil on Canvas (mural) 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (Kalamazoo College, 1942)
    Work done while Evergood was resident artist at Kalamazoo, 1940-1942. Unveiled on May 31, 1942. Restored in the late 1990s. Left side of the mural represents the working day, specifically representing the paper mills, a ...
  • Self Portrait with Hat; Lithograph 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (Kalamazoo College, 9999)
  • Untitled; Lithograph [108] 

    Evergood, Philip Howard Francis Dixon, 1901-1973 (Kalamazoo College, 9999)
  • Kalamazoo College Welles Hall 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1942)
    The large dining room in Welles Hall, in about 1942. Kalamazoo College's dining services and student union have been located on the south side of the campus quadrangle since the construction of Welles Dining Hall in ...
  • Mural Painting 3 

    Kalamazoo College (c. 1998)
  • Mural Painting 2 

    Kalamazoo College (c. 1998)
  • Mural Painting 

    Kalamazoo College (c. 1998)