African American Cultural Center – University of Illinois at Chicago will exhibit this exquisite mural.

…. From Africa to the cotton fields of the South to freedom in the North, artist Kathleen Farrell’s brushstrokes tell a remarkable story of strength. Ms. Farrell captured the freedom seekers perils through Illinois in this breathtaking mural.  The artwork was commissioned by the U. S. Forest Service in 2002.  Bronzeville Historical Society is committed to introducing the mural to new audiences

KATHLEEN FARRELL  –   From Africa to the cotton fields…

Mural artist                    Artwork commissioned by U.S. Forest Service 2002 on loan from  

                                          Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie