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Adams, Henry. Thomas Hart Benton: An American Original. New York: Alfred A.
Knopf, 1989.

Baigell, Matthew. “Thomas Hart Benton in the 1920’s.” Art Journal 29, no. 4 (1970): 422-429.

Baigell, M. and Kaufman, A., “The Missouri Murals: Another Look at Benton.” Art Journal, 36 (1977): 314-321.

Benton, Thomas Hart. An Artist in America. 4th ed. Columbia, MO: University of
Missouri Press, 1983.

Broun, Elizabeth. “Thomas Hart Benton: A Politician in Art.” Smithsonian Studies in American Art 1, no. 1 (1987): 59-77.

Burroughs, Polly. Thomas Hart Benton: A Portrait. Garden City, NY: Doubleday and
Company, Incorporated, 1981.

Corn, Wanda M. Grant Wood: The Regionalist Vision. New Haven: Published for the Minneapolis Institute of Arts by Yale University Press, 1983.

Czestochowski, Joseph S. John Steuart Curry and Grant Wood: A Portrait of Rural
America. Columbia, MO : University of Missouri Press, 1981.

Dennis, James M. Grant Wood: A Study in American Art and Culture. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1986.

___. Renegade Regionalists: The Modern Independence of Grant Wood, Thomas Hart Benton, and John Steuart Curry. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1998.

Doss, Erika. Benton, Pollock, and The Politics of Modernism: From Regionalism to
Abstract Expressionism. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1991.

Edelman, Nancy. “The Thomas Hart Benton Murals in the Missouri Sate Capitol.”
Missouri State Council on the Arts. 6th printing of the Missouri Department of
Natural Resources.

Guedon, Mary Scholz.  Regionalist Art: Thomas Hart Benton, John Steuart Curry, and Grant Wood—A Guide to the Literature.  Metuchen, NJ: The Scarecrow Press,
1982.

"Guide to the State of Missouri - History." The US50 - A Guide to the Fifty States.
http://www.theus50.com/missouri/history.php (accessed April 1, 2009).

Havig, Alan R.. Filling Leisure Hours: Essays from the Missouri Historical Review,
1906-2006. Columbia, MO: State Historical Society of Missouri, 2008.

"Missouri Digital Heritage: Featured Collection - Missouri Mormon War." Missouri
Secretary of State Home Page. http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/resources/
mormon.asp
(accessed April 1, 2009).

"Missouri Life." St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri - St. Louis. http://www.umsl.edu/mercantile/mexhibevents/Missouri%20Splendor/MissouriLife.pdf (accessed March 31, 2009).

Roosevelt, Theodore. Thomas Hart Benton. St. Clair Shores, MI: Scholarly Press, 1970.

Smithsonian American Art Museum. “Thomas Hart Benton.” American Art 11, no. 3
(1997): 77.

"SOS, Missouri - State Archives Publications." Missouri Secretary of State Home
Page. http://www.sos.mo.gov/archives/pubs/article/article.asp (accessed
April 1, 2009).

Spencer, Thomas . The Other Missouri History: Populists, Prostitutes, and Regular
Folk. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2004.

Sterman, Chris (Interpretation and Tour Coordinator, Missouri State Museum) Discussion with John Corich, April, 2009.

Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site. “Teacher’s Guide.” Missouri State Department of Natural Resources. http://www.mostateparks.com/benton/teachguide.htm (accessed March 31, 2009).